There are several factors that can influence the access (how a person get to health care services) to and usage (how much a person actually uses health care services) of health care. For this assignment you will be asked to choose 1-2 factors, and write a paper about them. Factors can include, but are not limited to:
- socieoeconomic status
- educaiton level
- geography (urban, rural)
Resources: Undergraduate APA Sample Paper, Center for Writing Excellence
Write a 350- to 700-word paper that discusses the factors and their effect on health care usage.
Address the following in your paper:
- Identify one or two health factors that influence the usage of health care.
- Explain the impact the factor or factors have on health care access.
- Explain how a lack of or delayed access to health care has an impact on an individual’s health status.
Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed or scholarly reference and your textbook to support your information. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources, log on to the Reference and Citation Generator resource in the Center for Writing Excellence. References should be noted both in text and at the end in APA format.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines. Your paper must include a title page, introduction, conclusion, in text references and a reference page. If you are unclear how to do this, ask questions or see the outstanding resources in the Center for Writing Excellence. https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/classroom/ic/cwe/TutorialsAndGuides.aspx