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Socio-Economic Determinants of Health in Croatia: Insights from Four Cross-Sectional Surveys

Ivan Čipin
Šime Smolić

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (323 KB) str. 25-60 preuzimanja: 624* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Čipin, I. i Smolić, Š. (2013). Socio-Economic Determinants of Health in Croatia: Insights from Four Cross-Sectional Surveys. Croatian Economic Survey, (15), 25-60. Preuzeto s https://hrcak.srce.hr/100314
MLA 8th Edition
Čipin, Ivan i Šime Smolić. "Socio-Economic Determinants of Health in Croatia: Insights from Four Cross-Sectional Surveys." Croatian Economic Survey, vol. , br. 15, 2013, str. 25-60. https://hrcak.srce.hr/100314. Citirano 24.11.2020.
Chicago 17th Edition
Čipin, Ivan i Šime Smolić. "Socio-Economic Determinants of Health in Croatia: Insights from Four Cross-Sectional Surveys." Croatian Economic Survey , br. 15 (2013): 25-60. https://hrcak.srce.hr/100314
Harvard
Čipin, I., i Smolić, Š. (2013). 'Socio-Economic Determinants of Health in Croatia: Insights from Four Cross-Sectional Surveys', Croatian Economic Survey, (15), str. 25-60. Preuzeto s: https://hrcak.srce.hr/100314 (Datum pristupa: 24.11.2020.)
Vancouver
Čipin I, Smolić Š. Socio-Economic Determinants of Health in Croatia: Insights from Four Cross-Sectional Surveys. Croatian Economic Survey [Internet]. 2013 [pristupljeno 24.11.2020.];(15):25-60. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/100314
IEEE
I. Čipin i Š. Smolić, "Socio-Economic Determinants of Health in Croatia: Insights from Four Cross-Sectional Surveys", Croatian Economic Survey, vol., br. 15, str. 25-60, 2013. [Online]. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/100314. [Citirano: 24.11.2020.]

Sažetak
The World Health Organization (WHO) sees health as a resource for everyday life, a fundamental human right and, especially important for economists and social scientists, an essential component of the economic and social development of every modern society. Health determinants which could lead to better health outcomes can arise from both the social and economic side. The main goal of this paper is to exploit several cross-sectional socio-economic data sets available in Croatia to examine the extent to which individual health is related to certain demographic and economic determinants. In explaining health determinants, self-assessed health (SAH) was used as a measure of health on the individual level, and the proportional odds model was applied for the ordinal outcome variable. Controlling for age and other socio-demographic characteristics, education was seen as the single most important determinant of better health. Poor health on the individual level is probably highly correlated with low education and lowest income levels. Public policy-makers should be aware that measures targeted at vulnerable population subgroups might be effective at improving health in the population. However, the identification of a causal relationship between health outcome and its determinants is of crucial importance in the design of future policies.

Ključne riječi
self-assessed health; age; gender; educational level; income; Croatia

Hrčak ID: 100314

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/100314

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