Open Access Research article

Socioeconomic variation in the burden of chronic conditions and health care provision – analyzing administrative individual level data from the Basque Country, Spain

Juan F Orueta12*, Arturo García-Álvarez3, Edurne Alonso-Morán1, Laura Vallejo-Torres456 and Roberto Nuño-Solinis1

Author Affiliations

1 Oberri (The Basque Institute for Health Innovation), Sondika, Bizkaia, Spain

2 Centro de Salud de Astrabudua, Osakidetza (The Basque Health Service), Erandio, Bizkaia, Spain

3 Kronikgune (The International Centre of Excellence in Research into Chronicity), Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain

4 Clinical Trials Unit, University College London, London, UK

5 Departamento de Economía de las Instituciones, Estadística Económica y Econometría, Universidad de la Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

6 Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas de Canarias (CIBICAN), Tenerife, Spain

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:870  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-870

Published: 22 September 2013

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Definition of chronic conditions.

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