Health Insurance and Healthcare Utilisation for Shenzhen Residents: A Tale of Registrants and Migrants?

Author : Kelvin KF Lam, Janice M Johnston | 2012
Published By: Bio Med Central

Shenzhen’s rapid growth and urbanisation has attracted a large, mobile, migrant working population. This article explores health protection through the means of social health insurance between migrants and registrants and their point of access to healthcare.A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted in Shenzhen, with a random sample of 793 registered and 750 non-registered residents. Chi-square test and multivariate logistic regression were applied to analyse the association between health insurance coverage with Hukou registration status and healthcare utilisation.

URL : http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-12-868

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