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Journal Articles China perspectives Year : 2010

Healthcare for Migrants in Urban China: A New Frontier

Abstract

How can healthcare access for Chinese migrants be improved?(1) Migrant workers face two types of healthcare-access exclusion in the workplace: one is financial (because of their income) and the other is social (because of the lack of social networks in the city). We use 2006 data from a survey of rural migrant workers conducted in five of the most economically-advanced cities. The empirical findings support the hypothesis of a return to the hometown for migrant workers with poor health. Apart from residency permits and income, the social integration of migrant workers is also found to be a decisive factor in healthcare access.
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halshs-00754683 , version 7 (26-03-2014)
halshs-00754683 , version 4 (06-03-2018)
halshs-00754683 , version 1 (05-12-2018)
halshs-00754683 , version 5 (19-12-2018)
halshs-00754683 , version 2 (26-02-2019)
halshs-00754683 , version 3 (01-12-2020)
halshs-00754683 , version 6 (18-12-2021)

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  • PRODINRA : 316558

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Carine Milcent. Healthcare for Migrants in Urban China: A New Frontier. China perspectives, 2010, 2010 (4). ⟨halshs-00754683v7⟩
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