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Health Affairs Study Examines Public Health Care Perceptions In Sub-Saharan Africa

Health Affairs Blog: Health Affairs Web First: Assessing Health And Health Care Perceptions In sub-Saharan Africa
Chris Fleming, social media manager at Health Affairs, writes, “…The authors of a February 25 Health Affairs Web First study used data from the Gallup Organization’s 2012 World Poll to investigate health and health care perceptions in sub-Saharan Africa compared to other regions of the world. … When asked in 2012 whether their health care has improved over the previous five years, the poll found that public perceptions were positively related to the prevalence of HIV only in the countries with the highest prevalence…” (2/27).