Revisiting the behavioral model and access to medical care: does it matter?

J Health Soc Behav. 1995 Mar;36(1):1-10.


The Behavioral Model of Health Services Use was initially developed over 25 years ago. In the interim it has been subject to considerable application, reprobation, and alteration. I review its development and assess its continued relevance.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude to Health
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Services / statistics & numerical data
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Humans
  • Models, Organizational*
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care*
  • United States