Korzystanie z usług podstawowej opieki zdrowotnej przez ludność w starszym wieku
Provision of General Health-Care Services for Elderly Urban Population
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The paper is an attempt at analysis of medical services provided by a random sample of urban district outpatients clinics in the administrative provinces of Kalisz and Włocławek to elderly patients over a period of one year as compared with the number of medical services provided for the adults. Against the demographic structure of the sample according to sex and territorial differentiation there is analyzed the structure of medical consultations (home calls and clinical consultations) in relation to sex and age of patients, then to particular administrative provinces, and finally the reare analyzed the average numbers of the discussed medical services within the same system. This analysis ends with a comparative analysis of the average frequency with which patients of under and over sixty years of age were benefitting from medical consultations as compared with younger patients.
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