Social capital and self-rated health in the Republic of Ireland : evidence from the European Social Survey
|Title:||Social capital and self-rated health in the Republic of Ireland : evidence from the European Social Survey||Authors:||Delaney, Liam
Wall, Patrick G.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/576||Date:||12-Feb-2007||Abstract:||This paper analyses the determinants of self-reported health in Ireland, conditioning selfreported health on a set of socio-economic, labour market and social capital variables. Ireland has the highest self-reported health rate in Europe. The results demonstrate statistically significant effects of income on self-reported health that are robust to different statistical specifications and statistically significant though modest effects of social capital variables such as associational membership and frequency of social meeting.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. Geary Institute||Series/Report no.:||Geary Institute Discussion Paper Series; WP/7/2007||Copyright (published version):||University College Dublin. Geary Institute||Subject LCSH:||Health behavior--Ireland
Labor market--Health aspects
Social status--Health aspects
|Other versions:||http://geary.ucd.ie/images/Publications/WorkingPapers/GearyWp200707.pdf||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Geary Institute Working Papers|
Economics Research Collection
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