Democratization and life expectancy in Europe, 1960–2008
作者: Johan P. MackenbachYannan HuCaspar W.N. Looman
作者单位: 1Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
刊名: Social Science & Medicine, 2013, Vol.93 , pp.166-175
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.05.010
关键词: Life expectancyMortalityCauses of deathDemocracyEuropeFixed effects models
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Over the past five decades, two successive waves of political reform have brought democracy to, first, Spain, Portugal and Greece, and, more recently, Central and Eastern European countries. We assessed whether democratization was associated with improvements in population health, as indicated by life expectancy and cause-specific mortality rates.(#br)Data on life expectancy at birth, age-standardized total and cause-specific mortality rates, levels of democracy and potential time-variant confounding variables were collected from harmonized international databanks. In two pooled cross-sectional time-series analyses with country-fixed effects, life expectancy and cause-specific mortality were regressed on measures of current and cumulative democracy, controlling for...
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影响因子:2.733 (2012)

  • expectancy 预期
  • Europe 欧洲