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Can I risk using public services? Perceived consequences of seeking help and health care among households living in poverty: qualitative study.

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OBJECTIVES: To improve understanding of how families living in adverse conditions perceive their encounters with public services and how past experiences influence current and future attempts to seek help. DESIGN: Qualitative interviews with adult members of households living in poverty in deprived areas, plus observations conducted in the surrounding neighbourhoods and service settings. PARTICIPANTS: Purposive sample of 25 adults living in a deprived area, on welfare benefits. SETTING: Eigh...

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10.1136/jech.2006.058404

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health More from this journal
Volume:
61
Issue:
11
Pages:
984-989
Publication date:
2007-11-01
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
Language:
English
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pubs:342510
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uuid:0567816a-44d9-453d-9451-5596c21d5632
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pubs:342510
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342510
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2013-11-16

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