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Health service utilization by nonreturning freshmen

Author(s): Cavendish, J. M.

Citation: Cavendish, J. M. (1996). Health service utilization by nonreturning freshmen. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, 8(1), 39-46.



The author studied the health service utilization patterns of 5,088 first-year students at West Virginia University. The results showed that there may be a connection between health problems and student attrition.


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