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Full Text at: www.chwhealth.org/stellent/groups/public/@xinternet_con_sys/documents/webcontent/084757.pdf
[“Some patients in the Sacramento region are twice as likely as others to be hospitalized for preventable health problems that should have been treated in a doctor's office, a new study shows. People are least likely to get regular physician care when they are uninsured and live in low-income neighborhoods where fewer residents own homes, graduate from high school or speak fluent English.” Sacramento Bee (March 10, 2005) 1.]