Factors Associated with Ocular Healthcare Utilization among Hispanics: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos
Learning Areas:Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related research
Describe the prevalence of ocular healthcare utilization among Hispanics. Discuss the factors associated with lack of ocular healthcare use or difficulty getting ocular care among Hispanics. Evaluate the important targets of intervention to increase ocular healthcare use among Hispanics.
Keyword(s): Minority Health, Vision Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an experienced biostatistican and have worked with Dr. David Lee as part of his vision research team at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for the past 10 years. I am well familiar with the literature on visual impairment and have worked on multiple studies using the dataset from the Hispanic Community Health Study from which this abstract is drawn.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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