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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2002)

Document title

Examining distance effects on hospitalizations using GIS : a study of three health regions in British Columbia, Canada

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LIN G. ; ALLAN D.E. ; PENNING M.J. ;

Abstract

The AA. examine travel distance and its effect on total and avoidable hospitalizations, using data from three health regions in British Columbia. They conceptualize distance to hospital in geographic and socioeconomic contexts from the care seeker's perspective, and develop a GIS procedure to generate variables for these contexts.

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Environment & planning A / ISSN 0308-518X

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1974)

Millesime : 2002, vol. 34, no11 [pp. 2037-2053]

Bibliographic references : 66 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 15583 A

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