Out-of-pocket expenditures on traditional and Western medicine in Taiwan
Hung-Hao Chang () and
International Journal of Public Health, 2013, vol. 58, issue 4, 583-592
Higher income households spend more on traditional medicine, likely due to the fact that patients usually pay out-of-pocket for herbal materials needed in preparation of traditional medicine. To ensure equity in health care utilization, establishment of hospitals and clinics in rural areas should be considered. Copyright Swiss School of Public Health 2013
Keywords: Censored equation system; Traditional medicine; Western medicine; Taiwan (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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