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F Morris

Disability, Chronic Diseases and Access to Healthcare in Jamaica

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.183
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415–19
Synopsis: 
This study investigated the prevalence of persons with disabilities as frequent users of the Jamaica health system. Most persons with disabilities experienced difficulty using the systems for even common chronic complaints

ABSTRACT

Objective: To look at healthcare delivery for persons with disabilities in Jamaica.

Methods: A quantitative survey of persons with disabilities using a systematic random sampling technique with respondents selected from the database of the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities.

Accepted: 
03 Aug, 2018
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2018

Disability, Chronic Diseases and Access to Healthcare in Jamaica

Synopsis: 
This study investigated the prevalence of persons with disabilities as frequent users of the Jamaica health system. Most persons with disabilities experienced difficulty using the systems for even common chronic complaints.
Journal Sections: 
Journal Authors: 
e-Published: 04 Dec, 2018

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