Hejdi Gamst-Jensen: Socioeconomic equity in access to acute health care – a nationwide population study
The aim of the study is to combine prehospital data from emergency medical services (1-1-2), The Danish Health Care Service Register and from the medical helpline 1813 into the Danish Acute Care Cohort with register data from the National Patient Register and socioeconomic indicators from Statistics Denmark. The cohort will enable research into socioeconomic inequality in access to acute health care and identify strategic points for intervention to bridge the equity gap.
Methods: Epidemiologic register based research
Status: Approvals obtained, data collection in progress
Gamst-Jensen H, Nedergaard Jensen A, Frischknecht Christensen et al: Socioeconomic inequality in telephone triage on triage response, hospitalization, and 30-day mortality. Eur J Pub Health. 2021 jan https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa242
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Medicine volume 21, Article number: 53 (2021)