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
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 ..View full abstract
This study was funded by NSW Health.