Presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly, October 2009, Boston, MA.
Do California Counties With Lower Socioeconomic Levels Have Less Access to Emergency Department Care?
Version of Record online: 23 APR 2010
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Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 17, Issue 5, pages 508–513, May 2010
How to Cite
Ravikumar, D. and Hsia, R. (2010), Do California Counties With Lower Socioeconomic Levels Have Less Access to Emergency Department Care?. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17: 508–513. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00734.x
This publication was supported by a grant under The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholars Program and NIH/NCRR/OD UCSF-CTSI Grant KL2 RR024130. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.
- Issue online: 23 APR 2010
- Version of Record online: 23 APR 2010
- Received July 23, 2009; revision received November 13, 2009; accepted November 21, 2009.
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