Irina, Mozhaeva (2009): Multidimensional health modeling: Association between socioeconomic and psychosocial factors and health in Latvia.
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This research aims at estimating impact of socioeconomic and psychosocial factors on health outcomes in Latvia. We find empirical support for the association between psychosocial factors and health. This paper proposes new approach for modeling health. We find that concept of health is too complicated to measure effects of health determinants using a one-dimensional model. We apply two-dimensional stereotype logistic model that allows capturing nonmonotonicity in effects of latent factors and revealing significant effects that would remain unseen if single dimension models, such as ordered logit or probit, were used.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Multidimensional health modeling: Association between socioeconomic and psychosocial factors and health in Latvia|
|Keywords:||self-assessed health; socioeconomic determinants; psychosocial factors; nonmonotonicity; stereotype logit|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C52 - Model Evaluation, Validation, and Selection
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy ; Regulation ; Public Health
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I10 - General
|Depositing User:||Irina Mozhaeva|
|Date Deposited:||27. Aug 2010 00:33|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:43|
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