Measuring the health of the Indian elderly: evidence from National Sample Survey Data

Bradley Chen, Ajay Mahal

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This paper applies the empirical methodology of Lindeboom and van Doorslaer (2004) to investigate elderly health in India using data from the 52nd round of the National Sample Survey conducted in 1995-96 that includes both an SRH variable as well as a range of objective indicators of disability and ill health. The empirical testing was conducted on stratified homogeneous groups, based on four factors: gender, education, rural-urban residence, and region
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 13
Number of pages13
JournalPopulation Health Metrics
Issue number30
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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