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2013 | nr 1 (39) | 184--197
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End of Life in Europe: an Empirical Analysis

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Koniec życia w Europie: analiza empiryczna
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The goal of this study is to find covariates impacting most profoundly on the risk of death. Individuals aged 50 and more, observed in the Survey on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, are examined. The data include 1,692 deceased individuals who took part in up to 3 waves of data collection. Our results, relying on the proportional hazard model, show that the impact of health and demographic factors on the risk of death is more pronounced than that of social factors. It is found that economic factors are statistically insignificant for the risk of death, checking other factors in the model.(original abstract)
Celem niniejszego badania jest znalezienie czynników wpływających na ryzyko zgonu najsilniej. Zbadano osoby w wieku co najmniej 50 lat obserwowane w próbie Survey on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Wykorzystane dane obejmują 1692 zgony badanych, którzy wzięli udział w co najmniej jednej z 3 rund badania. Wyniki uzyskane w oparciu o model proporcjonalnego hazardu wskazują na czynniki zdrowotne i demograficzne jako istotniejsze od czynników społecznych determinanty ryzyka zgonu. Nie zaobserwowano statystycznie istotnego wpływu czynników ekonomicznych na ryzyko zgonu przy uwzględnieniu innych istotnych zmiennych w modelu.(abstrakt oryginalny)
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  • University of Warsaw, Poland
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