Exposure to Metals and Congenital Anomalies: A Biomonitoring Pilot Study in Bedouin Women in Southern Israel. Academic Article uri icon


  • RESULTS: The number of effective replies was 567 (The response rate: 32.4%). The government staff in charge of LTCI conveyed that the elderly in the nonpayment category are restricted to medical service for economic reason, and in poor health status, when initial care- need certification. Also, it was suggested that their risks of restriction on LTCI benefits for economic reason and receipt a livelihood protection were higher than those of the elderly in the payment category. These facts are influenced in proportion to the population and wealth of the local governments. CONCLUSIONS: The elderly in the...© The Author 2015; all rights reserved. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the International Epidemiological Association Topic:

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  • January 1, 2015