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Table 1 Taxonomy of healthcare access studies, combining dimensions and stages.

From: Spatial accessibility of primary care: concepts, methods and challenges

Stages   
Potential Realized   
Studies of distance and availability that do not consider utilization measures Utilization studies that consider spatial factors Spatial  
    Dimensions
Studies of affordability, culture and other non-spatial factors that do not consider utilization measures Utilization studies that consider affordability, culture and other non-spatial factors Aspatial