At Risk in America: The Health and Health Care Needs of Vulnerable Populations in the United States / Edition 2

At Risk in America: The Health and Health Care Needs of Vulnerable Populations in the United States / Edition 2

by Lu Ann Aday
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0787949868

ISBN-13: 2900787949869

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Lu Ann Aday has completely revised and updated her landmark book, which offers a detailed descriptive analysis of key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States. This indispensable resource--written for health policy researchers and experts and public health professionals--examines the size and demographic composition of at-risk

Overview

Lu Ann Aday has completely revised and updated her landmark book, which offers a detailed descriptive analysis of key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States. This indispensable resource--written for health policy researchers and experts and public health professionals--examines the size and demographic composition of at-risk groups, the health needs and hazards encountered by these groups, the principal policies and programs that serve vulnerable populations, and the real life experiences of at-risk groups within our health care system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900787949869
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Public Health/Vulnerable Populations Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400

Table of Contents

Foreword

1. Who Are the Vulnerable?

2. How Many Are Vulnerable?

3. Who Is Most Vulnerable?

4. Why Are They Vulnerable?

5. What Programs Are There to Address Their Needs?

6. Who Pays for Their Care?

7. How Good Is Their Access to Care?

8. How Much Does Their Care Cost?

9. What Is the Quality of Their Care?

10. What Do We Still Need to Know?

11. What Programs and Policies Are Needed?

Resources: A. National Data Sources on Vulnerable Populations B. Source Notes on the Data Tables

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