Income-related inequalities in health: some international comparisons.

@article{Doorslaer1997IncomerelatedII,
  title={Income-related inequalities in health: some international comparisons.},
  author={E K A van Doorslaer and Adam Wagstaff and Han Bleichrodt and Samuel Calonge and Ulf-G. Gerdtham and Michael Gerfin and Jennifer L. Geurts and Larry Edward Gross and Unto T H{\"a}kkinen and Robert E. Leu and Owen O'Donnell and Carol Propper and Frank Puffer and Maritza Bracho de Rodr{\'i}guez and Gun Sundberg and Oliver Winkelhake},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          93-112
        }
}
This paper presents evidence on income-related inequalities in self-assessed health in nine industrialized countries. Health interview survey data were used to construct concentration curves of self-assessed health, measured as a latent variable. Inequalities in health favoured the higher income groups and were statistically significant in all countries. Inequalities were particularly high in the United States and the United Kingdom. Amongst other European countries, Sweden, Finland and the… CONTINUE READING
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