South Korea

Journal Articles


Kim, AM, et al. Geographic variation and factors associated with rates of knee arthroplasty in Korea-a population based ecological study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. September 2019.

Kwak, MY., et al. Accessibility of Prenatal Care Can Affect Inequitable Health Outcomes of Pregnant Women Living in Obstetric Care Underserved Areas: a Nationwide Population-Based Study. Journal of Korean medical science. January 2019.

Cho, S., et al. Cancer Patients’ Utilization of Tertiary Hospitals in Seoul Before and After the Benefit Expansion Policy. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. January 2019.

Kim, AM, et al. Hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions as an indicator of access to primary care and excess of bed supply. BMC Health Services Research. April 2019.

Kim, AM, et al. An ecological study of geographic variation and factors associated with cesarean section rates in South Korea. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. May 2019.

Cho, S., et al. Chasms in Achievement of Recommended Diabetes Care among Geographic Regions in Korea. Journal of Korean Medical Science. July 2019.


Kim, AM, et al. A spatial analysis of geographic variation and factors associated with hospitalization for bacterial pneumonia in Korea. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. September 2018.


Kim AM, et al. “The Effect of Geographic Units of Analysis on Measuring Geographic Variation in Medical Services Utilization.” Journal of Preventive Medicine & Public Health. July 2016.

Kim, AM, et al. “Evaluation of Geographic Indices Describing Health Care Utilization.” Journal of Preventative Medicine & Public Health. October 2016.


Kim, Yoon; Kim, Agnus M; Kang, Minah; Cho, Jung-Myung; Kim, Heeun. Health Atlas as a Policy Tool : How to Investigate Geographic Variation and Utilize the Information for Decision-Making. December 2015.