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Trajectories of health-related quality of life differ by age among adults: Results from an eight-year longitudinal study

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  • Asakawa, Keiko
  • Senthilselvan, Ambikaipakan
  • Feeny, David
  • Johnson, Jeffrey
  • Rolfson, Darryl

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To date, only a few studies have assessed determinants of health trajectories using longitudinal health survey data.

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  • Asakawa, Keiko & Senthilselvan, Ambikaipakan & Feeny, David & Johnson, Jeffrey & Rolfson, Darryl, 2012. "Trajectories of health-related quality of life differ by age among adults: Results from an eight-year longitudinal study," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 207-218.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:31:y:2012:i:1:p:207-218
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2011.10.002
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    1. Wang, Chao & Li, Qing & Sweetman, Arthur & Hurley, Jeremiah, 2015. "Mandatory universal drug plan, access to health care and health: Evidence from Canada," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 80-96.

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    Keywords

    Longitudinal survey; Health-related quality of life; Health Utilities Index; Trajectory; Determinants of health;

    JEL classification:

    • C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior

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