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How does the New Cooperative Medical Scheme influence health service utilization? A study in two provinces in rural China

Baorong Yu1, Qingyue Meng1, Charles Collins2, Rachel Tolhurst3, Shenglan Tang34, Fei Yan5, Lennart Bogg6 and Xiaoyun Liu3*

Author Affiliations

1 Centre for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, 44 Wenhua Xi Road, Jinan, 250012, Shandong, China

2 Independent researcher, Liverpool, UK

3 Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK

4 Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

5 School of Public Health, Fudan University. 138 Yi Xue Yuan Road, Shanghai, 200032, China

6 Department of Public Health sciences, Karolinska Institute. SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden

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BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10:116  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-116

Published: 10 May 2010

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Questionnaire of household survey in China. This additional file contains a household survey questionnaire used for RHINCAV project to evaluate the rural health insurance in six counties of China in 2006.

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