Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.3(2) : 222-230, 1984
Most of residents in suburban area consist of the people who came from rural area to get a job recklessly. They have high prevalence of disease because of unhygienic environmental condition and poor economic situation. The data were analysed by the type of medical care services i.e. medical aid, their own expenses and medical insurance. Medical aid group showed unhygienic behavior in daily life and habit; the rates of smoking and drinking were higher than those of them own expenses group and medical insurance group. Fertility rate and ideal number of children were higher in medical aid group compared to those of other two groups. Prevalence rate of chronic disease in persons over 20 years of age was as high as twice that of other two groups. Classifying the first contact of medical facilities by the type of medical care services, medical aid group used primarily health center by 41%, drug store by 20% and other medical facilities by 28%, medical insurance group used primarily general hospital and sol practice of specialist by 63%. general practitioner by 21%, Their own expense group used primarily general hospital und sol practice of specialist by 42%, herb medicine by 30%.