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El estado de salud de los uruguayos

  • 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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Article provided by University of Chile, Department of Economics in its journal Estudios de Economia.

Volume (Year): 34 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 Year 2007 (June)
Pages: 73-96

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