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Public Health Rep. 1996 Jan-Feb; 111(1): 55–56.
PMCID: PMC1381742

Will elderly seasonal nomads need health services?


The health care needs of 44 elderly, seasonal migrants to a remote desert town in Arizona were examined in this study. Findings suggest that the convenience sample differed from the general population in that they reported good to excellent health, low utilization of health services during the past year, and high levels of social support from family and friends.

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  • Evashwick C, Rowe G, Diehr P, Branch L. Factors explaining the use of health care services by the elderly. Health Serv Res. 1984 Aug;19(3):357–382. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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