Doctor and Hospital Visits

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Description

yearly observations of 7293 individuals from 1984 to 1994

number of observations : 27326

country : Germany

economic topic : consumer behavior

econometrics topic : count response

Usage

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Format

A dataframe containing :

id

the individual identifier

year

the year of observation

docvis

number of doctor visits

hospvis

number of hospital visits

gender

one of male and female

handicaped

yes if the individual is handicaped, no otherwise

handper

percentage degree of handicap

hhninc

monthly household net income / 1000

hhkids

children under age 16 in the household, one of no and yes

educ

years of schooling

married

one of no and yes

employed

employed, one of no and yes

bluec

blue collar, one of no and yes

whitec

white collar, one of no and yes

self

self employed, one of no and yes

civservant

civil servant, one of no and yes

public

public health insurance, one of no and yes

addon

add-on insurance, one of no and yes

Source

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://jae.wiley.com/jae/.

References

Regina T. Riphahn, Achim Wambach (2003) “Incentive Effects in the Demand for Health Care: A Bivariate Panel Count Data Estimation”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 18(4), 387–405.

See Also

Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics

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