Household costs of illness during different phases of tuberculosis treatment in Central Asia: a patient survey in Tajikistan
- The Motor of Growth? Parental Investment and per capita GDP. Eff, E. Anthon; Rionero, Giuseppe // World Cultures;
Parental investment represents expenditures of time and resources for the purpose of increasing the biological fitness of one's offspring. We examine whether parental investment has incidental effects on per capita GDP, using a cross-section of 209 countries and territories. Our work is a...
- Healthcare accounts for 13% of our GDP, but is that enough? McCue, Michael T. // Managed Healthcare Executive;Dec2002, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p1
Comments on the amount of money spent on health care in the U.S. Percentage of gross domestic product spent on health care; Influence of the rising cost of health care; Affordability of health care.
- OECD healthcare spending on the rise. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;7/10/2010, Issue 607, p11
The article reports on the increase in the ratio of healthcare spending to gross domestic product over all Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) countries from 7.8% in 2000 to 9% in 2008, based on the OECD Health Data 2010.
- Multiple imputation strategies for zero-inflated cost data in economic evaluations: which method works best? MacNeil Vroomen, Janet; Eekhout, Iris; Dijkgraaf, Marcel; van Hout, Hein; de Rooij, Sophia; Heymans, Martijn; Bosmans, Judith; Dijkgraaf, Marcel G; de Rooij, Sophia E; Heymans, Martijn W; Bosmans, Judith E // European Journal of Health Economics;Nov2016, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p939
Cost and effect data often have missing data because economic evaluations are frequently added onto clinical studies where cost data are rarely the primary outcome. The objective of this article was to investigate which multiple imputation strategy is most appropriate to use for missing...
- U.S. health spending growth slows down. // AHA News;1/24/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p2
Reports on the decline in spending on U.S. health care services in 2003. Comparison to spending on U.S. health care services in 2002; Reason behind the decline in Medicare spending; Significance of health care to the gross domestic product of the U.S. in 2003.
- Health Expenditure Trends in OECD Countries, 1990-2001. Huber, Manfred; Orosz, Eva // Health Care Financing Review;Fall2003, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
This article presents data on health care spending for 30 OECD countries from OECD Health Data 2003, the latest edition of OECD's annual data collection on health systems across industrialized countries. OECD data show health care expenditures as a proportion of gross domestic product at an...
- Riding the health care cost escalator. Stewart Jr., Charles T. // Business Horizons;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p56
Focuses on the factors affecting the increasing cost of health care in the U.S. Highlight on the share of GDP spent on health care; Influence of the growth of elderly population; Impact of the improved effectiveness of medical care; Suggestions on alternative approaches.
- Health Care Expenditures in Africa: An Econometric Analysis. Murthy, N. R. Vasudeva // Atlantic Economic Journal;Dec2004, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p358
Presents a study which identified some of the determinants of health care expenditure in African countries. Flaws observed in previous econometric investigations; Use of the Ordinary Least Squares technique to estimate the effects of per capita real gross domestic product or INCOME, per capita...
- Health care spending still growing. // Family Practice Management;Feb2006, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p28
The article reports on the growth of national health care spending in the United States in 2004. It shows the total dollars spent on health care, health care spending per person, and health care as a percentage of gross domestic product.