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Reporting heterogeneity in health: an extended latent class approach

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  • Valentino Dardanoni
  • Paolo Li Donni

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This article explores how individual socio-economic characteristics affect unobserved heterogeneity in self-reporting behaviour and health production using a multivariate finite mixture model. Results show a positive relationship between objective and subjective observable health indicators and true health and support the existence of self-reporting bias related to socio-economic characteristics and individual life styles.

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  • Valentino Dardanoni & Paolo Li Donni, 2012. "Reporting heterogeneity in health: an extended latent class approach," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(12), pages 1129-1133, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:19:y:2012:i:12:p:1129-1133
    DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2011.615728
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    1. Silvia Balia, 2014. "Survival expectations, subjective health and smoking: evidence from SHARE," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 47(2), pages 753-780, September.

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