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Factors Affecting Health Care Utilization in Patients with Lung Cancer

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Authors
김묘경; 김금순
Issue Date
2013-04
Publisher
서울대학교 간호과학연구소
Citation
Perspectives in Nursing Science, Vol.10 No.1, pp. 52-64
Keywords
Lung neoplasmsUtilizationSurgical proceduresoperativeChemotherapy폐암이용외과적 수술항암화학요법방사선치료
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the utilization of health care of patients with lung cancer in Korea and identify determinants of these patients’ health care utilization. Methods: This was a descriptive analytical study. The national medical fees claims data of patients with lung cancer were used. Using SPSS Statistics 20, the x2-test and logistic regression were performed to determine the factors influencing health care utilization. Results: There were significant differences by sex, age, disease type, stage, comorbidity index, region of institutions, and type of institutions in the utilization of surgical procedures; by age, disease type, stage, comorbidity index, region of institutions, and type of institutions in the utilization of chemotherapy; and by age, stage, comorbidity index, region of institutions, and type of institutions in the utilization of radiotherapy. Conclusion: The findings of this study suggest that democratic and clinical characteristics of patients as well as institutional characteristics affect health care utilization of patients with lung cancer. Additional research is needed to determine the factors influencing health care utilization of patients with lung cancer.
ISSN
2288-2898
Language
Korean
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/86579
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