Bridging the Gaps Between Patients and Primary Care in China: A Nationwide Representative Survey

WCW Wong, S Jiang, JJ Ong, M Peng, E Wan, S Zhu, CLK Lam, MR Kidd & Martin Roland
PURPOSE: China introduced a national policy of developing primary care in 2009, establishing 8,669 community health centers (CHCs) by 2014 that employed more than 300,000 staff. These facilities have been underused, however, because of public mistrust of physicians and overreliance on specialist care. METHODS: We selected a stratified random sample of CHCs throughout China based on geographic distribution and urban-suburban ratios between September and December 2015. Two questionnaires, 1 for lead clinicians and 1 for...
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