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The Measurement and Interpretation of Health in Social Surveys

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  • Duncan Thomas
  • Elizabeth Frankenberg

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Paper provided by RAND Corporation Publications Department in its series Working Papers with number 01-06.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: May 2001
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Handle: RePEc:ran:wpaper:01-06

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  1. Strauss, J & Thomas, D, 1996. "Measurment and Mismeasurement of Social Indicators," Papers 96-15, RAND - Reprint Series.
  2. Segovia, Jorge & Bartlett, Roy F. & Edwards, Alison C., 1989. "An empirical analysis of the dimensions of health status measures," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 761-768, January.
  3. Kooiker, S. E., 1995. "Exploring the iceberg of morbidity: A comparison of different survey methods for assessing the occurrence of everyday illness," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 317-332, August.
  4. Jette, Alan M., 1994. "How measurement techniques influence estimates of disability in older populations," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 38(7), pages 937-942, April.
  5. Maddox, George L. & Clark, Daniel O. & Steinhauser, Karen, 1994. "Dynamics of functional impairment in late adulthood," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 38(7), pages 925-936, April.
  6. Parsons, Donald O, 1991. "Self-Screening in Targeted Public Transfer Programs," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 99(4), pages 859-76, August.
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  1. Lokshin, Michael & Ravallion, Martin, 2005. "Searching for the economic gradient in self-assessed health," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3698, The World Bank.
  2. Atella, Vincenzo & Pace, Noemi & Vuri, Daniela, 2008. "Are employers discriminating with respect to weight?: European Evidence using Quantile Regression," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 305-329, December.
  3. David W.Johnston & Carol Propper & Michael A.Shields, 2007. "Comparing Subjective and Objective Measures of Health: Evidence from Hypertension for the Income/Health Gradient," The Centre for Market and Public Organisation 07/171, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK.
  4. Jaume Garcia & Climent Quintana, 2008. "Income and Body Mass Index in Europe," Economic Reports 13-08, FEDEA.
  5. Hendrik Jürges, 2007. "Does ill health affect savings intentions? Evidence from SHARE," MEA discussion paper series 07139, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy.

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