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Descriptor in English: Health Services Accessibility
Descriptor in Spanish: Accesibilidad a los Servicios de Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Acesso aos Serviços de Saúde
Descriptor in French: Accessibilité des services de santé
Entry term(s): Access to Health Care
Accessibility of Health Services
Accessibility, Health Services
Accessibility, Program
Availability of Health Services
Availability, Contraceptive
Contraceptive Availability
Health Services Availability
Health Services Geographic Accessibility
Program Accessibility
Tree number(s): N04.590.374.350
N05.300.430
SP1.001.032
SP9.020.010.005
Scope note: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Annotation: specify geographic term if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 78
See also the descriptors: Equity in Access to Health Services DeCS
DeCS UI: 6448
Descriptor UI: D006297
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/12
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Health Services Accessibility - Preferred
Concept UI M0009897
Scope note The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Preferred term Health Services Accessibility
Entry term(s) Access to Health Care
Accessibility of Health Services
Accessibility, Health Services
Availability of Health Services
Health Services Availability
Health Services Geographic Accessibility - Narrower
Concept UI M0562406
Preferred term Health Services Geographic Accessibility
Program Accessibility - Narrower
Concept UI M0009899
Preferred term Program Accessibility
Entry term(s) Accessibility, Program
Contraceptive Availability - Narrower
Concept UI M0009895
Preferred term Contraceptive Availability
Entry term(s) Availability, Contraceptive



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