[Urban-Rural Disparities in Health Care]
AbstractBased on the definition of health care disparities in international health economic academia, the paper adopts the method of counterfactual analysis, using cross-section data of CHNS2009, to make a precise calculation of the inequity section of the urban-rural differences in health care, which refers to urban-rural disparities. According to research, 88.1%of urban-rural differences are inequity, mere 11.9% are supposed to legitimatable. In addition, the larger amounts of expenditures on healthcare, the more conspicuous urban-rural disparities become.
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Date of creation: Jul 2012
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health care； inequity；urban-rural disparities；counterfactual;
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- Van Doorslaer, Eddy & Clarke, Philip & Savage, Elizabeth & Hall, Jane, 2008. "Horizontal inequities in Australia's mixed public/private health care system," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 86(1), pages 97-108, April.
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