This study looks at the use of health-related services by low-income Canadians living in Edmonton and Toronto, both large cities. Data collected from interviews conducted with low-income people, service providers and managers, advocacy group representatives, and senior-level public servants, was analyzed using thematic content analysis. The results seem to show that in addition to health care policies and programs, a broad range of policies, programs, and services relating to income security, recreation, and housing influence the ability of low-income Canadians to attain, maintain, and enhance their health. In addition, the way in which health-related services are delivered plays a key role how low-income people's decide which service to use and why...
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