Public and private hospitals in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia: how do they fare in terms of accessibility for the physically disabled?

Kai Lit Phua, Jia Chua Chong, Revathy Elangovan, Yu Xin Liew, Hui Mien Ng, Kevin Yuen Wie Seow

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    Abstract

    Public and private hospitals in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor were evaluated in terms of their accessibility for the physically disabled. The research hypotheses for this study included the following: (1) Both types of hospitals are accessible for the physically disabled as measured by specific criteria but (2) the degree of accessibility is higher in the case of private hospitals as compared to public hospitals. A total of 23 private hospitals and 11 public hospitals in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor were invited to participate in the study.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)43 - 50
    Number of pages8
    JournalMalaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Volume10
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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