2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research“Relationships between Moderators of Access and Clinical Preventive Services Use in Older Adults with Near Universal Health Coverage” Sandra Bibb, DNSc., RNAssociate Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Graduate School of NursingUniformed Services University
The incidence of chronic diseases increases with age; 6 of the 7 leading causes of death in older adults are due to chronic diseases.(Federal Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics, 2010).
To identify the relationships between potential moderators (population characteristics, health status/ risks/behaviors) of access (financial, structural, personal) and utilization of clinical preventive services (CPS) in a homogeneous (race, income, education, place of residence) sample of older adults with near universal health coverage (health insurance, regular place of care).
Source: Older Americans Update. (2008 & 2010) Federal Interagency Forum on Aging Related Statistics
Theorized Relationships between Potential Moderators
and Utilization of Clinical Preventive Services in Older Adults with Universal Health Coverage
QUESTIONS?Sandra Bibb, DNSc., RNAssociate Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Graduate School of NursingUniformed Services University