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How a Universal Health Care System Responds to an Aging Population: Demographics, Supply, and Utilization in 1975 and 1983 in Manitoba, Canada

Journal of Aging & Health

Author: Roos, N. P.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1989


Administrative data from the Manitoba health insurance system is used to examine how this health care system has responded to increased numbers of elderly by comparing how different age groups in the population used hospitals, nursing homes, & physicians in 1975 & 1983. Results show a marked increase in the numbers of elderly, combined with a decrease in the per capita availability of hospital & nursing home beds.

Further Details

Pages: 411-429
Volume: 1
Issue: 4
Accession Number: 28.5.03
Keywords: North America, older
Reads: 158