Journal article

The relationship between having a regular general practitioner (GP) and the experience of healthcare barriers: a cross-sectional study among young people in NSW, Australia, with oversampling from marginalised groups

Melissa Kang, Fiona Robards, Georgina Luscombe, Lena Sanci, Tim Usherwood

BMC Family Practice | BMC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Young people (12-24 years) visit general practice but may not have a 'regular' general practitioner (GP). Whether continuity of GP care influences experiences with, and barriers to, health care among young people is unknown. This paper explores the association between having a regular GP and experience of healthcare barriers and attitudes to health system navigation among young people in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. METHODS: This study was a cross-sectional survey administered either online or face-to-face in community settings. Young people living in NSW were recruited, with oversampling of those from five socio-culturally marginalised groups (those who were Aboriginal and ..

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