Scientific article

Health care renunciation for economic reasons in Switzerland

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 141, w13165
Publication date2011

Most societies elaborate ways to contain increasing health care expenditures. In Switzerland out of pocket payments and cuts in the catalogue of reimbursed services are used as cost-containment measures. The aims of the study were to estimate the extent of health care renunciation for economic reasons and to identify associated factors.

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cardiovascular Diseases/etiology
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Deductibles and Coinsurance/economics/legislation & jurisprudence
  • Female
  • Financing, Personal/economics
  • Health Services/utilization
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Risk Factors
  • Social Class
  • Switzerland
Citation (ISO format)
WOLFF, Hans, GASPOZ, Jean-Michel, GUESSOUS, Idris. Health care renunciation for economic reasons in Switzerland. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2011, vol. 141, p. w13165. doi: 10.4414/smw.2011.13165
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ISSN of the journal0036-7672

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