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Economic and health impacts of narrower health inequalities, Australia

Walker, Agnes


Objective: to estimate the health and economic impacts of narrower health inequalities in Australia. The health impacts are measured in terms of improved mortality and disability rates, and the economic impacts in terms of lower government expenditures on health care costs and on the disability support pension. Material and methods: this paper reports on an application of a dynamic microsimulation model which accounts – amongst many other variables - for the links between Australians'...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Conference paper


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