Determinants of life expectancy in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

  title={Determinants of life expectancy in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.},
  author={Adrienne M. Gilligan and Grant H Skrepnek},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={30 5},
BACKGROUND Although the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) healthcare sector has been expanding rapidly, many differences exist across socioeconomic status, clinical practice standards and healthcare systems. OBJECTIVE Predict production functions of health by measuring socioeconomic and expenditure factors that impact life expectancy in the EMR. METHODS Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Health Observatory and the World Bank were used for this cross-sectional, time-series… CONTINUE READING
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