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El estado de salud de los uruguayos

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  • Ianina Rossi
  • Fernanda Tellechea
  • Fiorella Tramontin
  • Patricia Triunfo

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En el documento analizamos las vinculaciones entre estado de salud, medido mediante la autopercepción de la ocurrencia de enfermedades, y situación socioeconómica de los individuos. A través de la utilización de las Encuestas Continuas de Hogares de Uruguay de 1991 a 2000, estimamos modelos probit, encontrando que tienen una menor probabilidad de declarar un mal estado de salud los hombres, solteros, jóvenes, ocupados, quienes no viven solos y quienes tienen más de 5 años de educación. Asimismo, encontramos que la probabilidad de tener un mal estado de salud presenta una tendencia descendente en el período, pasando de 0,33 a 0,25.

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  • Ianina Rossi & Fernanda Tellechea & Fiorella Tramontin & Patricia Triunfo, 2007. "El estado de salud de los uruguayos," Estudios de Economia, University of Chile, Department of Economics, vol. 34(1 Year 20), pages 73-96, June.
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    1. Máximo Rossi & Patricia Triunfo, 2004. "Gastar en Cuidados Médicos: ¿Es un Lujo para los Montevideanos?," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0604, Department of Economics - dECON.

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    Keywords

    Capital de salud; status de salud; capital humano.;

    JEL classification:

    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis

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