Stili di vita, salute e accesso ai servizi sanitari: un’analisi delle disuguaglianze nella provincia di Modena
AbstractOn the basis of a local household survey carried out in 2006, this paper examines health inequalities of people living in the province of Modena, one of the richest areas in Italy. Health were considered using different point of view: lifestyle habits (obesity, smoking, physical exercise), use of private and public health services and quality of life. The paper finds evidence of inequalities measured using different indicators, such as income, education, gender. Family environment was found to be a clear key drivers for healthy lifestyle habits.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Modena and Reggio E., Faculty of Economics "Marco Biagi" in its series Department of Economics with number 0600.
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Date of creation: Oct 2008
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health inequalities; lifestyle habits; obesity; smoking; physical exercise; health services; quality of life; gender;
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