Pandey, Manoj K. (2008): Ageing, marital status and its health implications: evidences from India.
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The paper examines the association between marital status and self-reported health status of Indian men and women of different ages. Estimation results reveal linkages between marital status and health and show that this relationship is sensitive to the age and gender. Based on findings, the paper argues that a specific marital status in a particular stage of life could be an important target group for health policy intervention.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Ageing, marital status and its health implications: evidences from India|
|Keywords:||Ageing; Self-reported Health Status; Marital Status; Ordered Probit Regression|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J14 - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J12 - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure; Domestic Abuse
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C31 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions; Social Interaction Models
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I10 - General
|Depositing User:||Manoj Pandey|
|Date Deposited:||26. May 2009 00:13|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 19:47|
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