Inequality in health care access and utilization and the potential role for the public sector

Barbara L. Wolfe, David Vanness

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Abstract

People who are poor, single or who have no close friends are more likely to develop heart problems and die of them Patients with coronary heart disease were three times as likely to die within five years if they were not married and had no one in whom they could confide, Dr. Redford Williams of the Duke University Medical Center told a meeting organized by the American Psychological Association.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFighting Poverty
Subtitle of host publicationCaring for Children, Parents, the Elderly and Health
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages251-285
Number of pages35
ISBN (Electronic)9780429851247
ISBN (Print)9781138315464
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Wolfe, B. L., & Vanness, D. (2018). Inequality in health care access and utilization and the potential role for the public sector. In Fighting Poverty: Caring for Children, Parents, the Elderly and Health (pp. 251-285). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429456275-10