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El Problema De La Obesidad: El Caso De Las Regiones Españolas/The Obesity Problem: The Case Of Spanish Regions

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  • CANTARERO PRIETO, DAVID

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    (Departamento de Economía. Universidad de Cantabria. Facultad de CCEE y EE. Avda. de los Castros s/n. Santander 39005.Tel: +34 942 201625/28. Fax: +34 942 201603)

  • Y PASCUAL SÁEZ, MARTA

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    (Departamento de Economía. Universidad de Cantabria. Facultad de CCEE y EE. Avda. de los Castros s/n. Santander 39005.Tel: +34 942 201625/28. Fax: +34 942 201603)

Abstract

Obesity is an health problem that affects to an important sector of Spanish population. This paper analyses the association between obesity and diverse socioeconomic characteristics such as gender, age, education level, income, labour status, etc. Empirical results are based on probit models and as source of information the Spanish Health Survey microdata have been used. La obesidad es un problema de salud que afecta a un conjunto cada vez más numeroso de la población española. Este trabajo analiza para el caso español la asociación existente entre obesidad y diversas características socioeconómicas como son el género, la edad, el nivel educativo, ingresos, ocupación, etc. Metodológicamente se han utilizado modelos probit y como fuente de información se han empleado los microdatos de la Encuesta Nacional de Salud (ENS).

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Article provided by Estudios de Economía Aplicada in its journal Estudios de Economía Aplicada.

Volume (Year): 24 (2006)
Issue (Month): (Diciembre)
Pages: 837-860

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Handle: RePEc:lrk:eeaart:24_3_8

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Keywords: Obesidad; Modelos Probit; Encuesta Nacional de Salud (ENS)/Obesity; Probit Models; Spanish Health Survey.;

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