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||Master of Health Care Management, Department of Business Management|
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||Influence of continuity of care on cervical cancer screening and mammography in women|
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||Cervical cancer screening
Continuity of care
||Objective.To examine the relation between continuity of care, demographics variables, healthcare resource distribution, and preventive healthcare|
Data Sources/Study Design.Administrative data are based on the Taiwan's National Health Insurance (NHI) research databases. The ages of the objects in this study are divided into two groups. One group is above 30 years old while the other are between 40-70 years old. The objects were eligible for cervical cancer screening and mammography from 2010 to 2012.
Methods.Logistic regression is conducted to examine the relation between continuity of care that has ever used preventive healthcare before, and regular use preventive healthcare. Meanwhile multiple linear regression analysis is conducted to examine the relation between continuity of care and preventive healthcare utilization.
Results.Patients with lower continuity of care have higher frequency to use preventive services, regular preventive service and preventive service utilization.
Conclusions.Health policy and doctors’ habits may affect the relation between continuity of care, and health care utilization. The results of this study may provide a reference to improve continuity of care and preventive healthcare.
||Ing-Ing Lo - chair|
Ti Lu - co-chair
Ying-Chun Li - advisor
Indicate in-campus at 5 year and off-campus access at 5 year.|
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