publication . Article . 2006

El entorno regional y la percepción del estado de salud en Colombia, 2003

Luís Miguel Tovar cuevas; Gustavo García;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2006 Journal: Lecturas de Economía, issue 65 Julio-Diciembre, pages 177-208 (issn: 0120-2596, eissn: 2323-0622, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Antioquia
Abstract
In this article the impact of a set of variables over the perception of individuals’ health state in the regions established by the National Life Quality Survey (ECV) performed by the Administrative National Department of Statistics (DANE) in 2003 is studied. The variables denote socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of individuals, institutional characteristics of the health system, and household characteristics. The econometric exercise is based on the use of ordered probit models for the determination of such impact. The analysis by regions was useful to prove the existence of local or regional elements that make the impact of the factors that impinge...
Subjects
free text keywords: región., HC10-1085, determinantes de la salud, Economic history and conditions, Economics as a science, modelo probit ordenado, health determinants, social security in health, ordered probit models, health economics, region, HB71-74, región, seguridad social en salud, economía de la salud, jel:C25, jel:I12, jel:I11
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publication . Article . 2006

El entorno regional y la percepción del estado de salud en Colombia, 2003

Luís Miguel Tovar cuevas; Gustavo García;