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Economic Status and the Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Health Gap

Booth, Alison; Carroll, Nick

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Using unique survey data, we find a significant gap in the self-assessed health of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. The former have significantly worse health and almost half of the Indigenous health gap is explained by differences in economic variables.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/29943
Source: Economics Letters
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2007.10.005

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