ESRI Research Bulletin

Uptake of cancer screening services among middle and older ages in Ireland: the role of healthcare eligibility

ESRI Research Bulletin Articles provide short summaries of work published by ESRI researchers and overviews of thematic areas covered by ESRI programmes of research. Bulletin Articles are designed to be easily accessible to a wide readership. A reference or references to the full publication is included at the start of each Bulletin article.

October 4, 2019
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This bulletin summarises a paper that finds that the uptake of both breast and prostate screening was higher among those with private health insurance relative to those without insurance.

The study was funded by the Health Research Board and forms part of the project on alternative approaches to achieving universal healthcare.