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Statistical analysis of the influence of drinking water quality on population’s health in the regions of Russia


  • Bakumenko, Ludmila

    () (Mari State Technical University)

  • Korotkov, Peter

    () (Mari State Technical University)


The article focuses on the estimation of the influence of drinking water quality on the population’s health. Regression models were used for the research. The article presents a review of publications on the problem. Medical-ecological data analysis is considered by the author. The correlations between morbidity rates and water pollution rates of statistical significance have been determined regarding the Mari El Republic. Regression models determining quantitative relations between morbidity rates and water pollution rates are constructed

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  • Bakumenko, Ludmila & Korotkov, Peter, 2011. "Statistical analysis of the influence of drinking water quality on population’s health in the regions of Russia," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 22(2), pages 32-47.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:apltrx:0072

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    1. Perron, Pierre, 1989. "The Great Crash, the Oil Price Shock, and the Unit Root Hypothesis," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 57(6), pages 1361-1401, November.
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    ecologically dependent morbidity; drinking water quality; regression application in ecology and medicine;

    JEL classification:

    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • Q53 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Noise; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Recycling


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