Pandey, Manoj K. (2009): On ageing, health and poverty in rural India.
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In this paper, the trend and determinants of health and poverty among the elderly in rural India is analysed. Two rounds of National Sample Survey (NSS) data for the year 1995-96 and 2004 are employed. The analysis has been done with independent and pooled datasets. Our analysis shows that levels of consumption poverty have declined marginally between 1995-96 and 2004 while increased proportion of elderly with poor health status is continued. Results suggest that poverty is one of the key determinants of health among elderly in rural India.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||On ageing, health and poverty in rural India|
|Keywords:||health; poverty; elderly|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J14 - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Production
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
|Depositing User:||Manoj Pandey|
|Date Deposited:||26. Jun 2009 10:47|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 08:49|
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