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Public Health Rep. 1996 Jan-Feb; 111(1): 55–56.
PMCID: PMC1381742
Will elderly seasonal nomads need health services?
C Anderson and J F Murphy
Home Health Department, John C. Lincoln Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
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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