Trends in health and health inequalities among major states of India: assessing progress through convergence models.

@article{Goli2014TrendsIH,
  title={Trends in health and health inequalities among major states of India: assessing progress through convergence models.},
  author={Srinivas Goli and Perianayagam Arokiasamy},
  journal={Health economics, policy, and law},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          143-68
        }
}
Convergence in health and health inequalities reflects not only a sense of equity, but also provides a critical assessment tool for monitoring the health progress of differently placed individuals. This study examines convergence hypothesis for health and health inequalities across major Indian states, using both standard and cutting-edge convergence metrics. The findings lend support to the convergence in average health status among the states and the socioeconomic group of India, examined… CONTINUE READING
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