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Sex differences in utilization of hospital care in a state-sponsored health insurance program providing access to free services in south India

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Background

Universal healthcare coverage provides health care and financial protection to all citizens and might help to facilitate gender equity in care. We assessed the utilization of hospital care services among women and men in a large underprivileged population with access to free hospital care in India.

Methods

The Rajiv Aarogyasri Community Health Insurance Scheme, a state-sponsored scheme, provided access to free hospital care for poor households across u...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000859

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Global Health Journal website
Volume:
3
Pages:
e000859
Publication date:
2018-06-29
Acceptance date:
2018-05-29
DOI:
EISSN:
2059-7908
Pubs id:
pubs:854208
URN:
uri:6e253eae-34be-444b-a211-7ccd1f37d1c9
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uuid:6e253eae-34be-444b-a211-7ccd1f37d1c9
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pubs:854208

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