Hypertension And Life Satisfaction: A Comment And Replication Of Blanchflower And Oswald (2007)
AbstractThis study examines the relationship between hypertension and life satisfaction using objective measures of hypertension from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). Our results confirm the analysis in Blanchflower and Oswald (2007): there is a significant negative correlation between high blood-pressure problems and life satisfaction.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen in its series University of St. Gallen Department of Economics working paper series 2007 with number 2007-44.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2007
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Hypertension; blood pressure; life satisfaction;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGE-2007-12-19 (Economics of Ageing)
- NEP-ALL-2007-12-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-EEC-2007-12-19 (European Economics)
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- NEP-HEA-2007-12-19 (Health Economics)
- NEP-LAB-2007-12-19 (Labour Economics)
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