Inequality in health within nations

Variable Measurement Era SPSS code N Source
Dispersion in self rated health Standard deviation of self rated health 1980 SD_Health_80 23 WVS1 item 83
1990-91 SD_Health_90 40 WVS2 item 83
1995-98 SD_Health_96 49 WVS3 item 11
1990s SD_Health_90s 65 Mean 1990, 96
Dispersion in self rated mental health Standard deviation BDI 1974-99 SD_BDI1_93 20 Van Hemert 2002, table 1
1988-99 SD_BDI2_95 13 Van Hemert 2002, table 2
1984-97 SD_BDI3_85 8 Van Hemert 2002, table 3
Dispersion in length-of-life Spread of death rate by age in gini1; males only 1956-67 GiniYearsLivedM_60 22 Ultee 1988: 337
1977-83 GiniYearsLivedM_80 21 Ultee 1988: 337
Spread of death rate by age in gini2; all 1960 GiniYearsLived_60 26 World Database of Happiness
1968 GiniYearsLived_68 31  
1979-91 GiniYearsLived_80 28 Own computation on UN-DY
Spread of death rate by age in gini3; all, age-standardized 1979-83 GiniYearsLived_81 31 LeGrand 1987: 190

Related variables:

Related topics:
Equality
Inequality in happiness
Inequality in longevity
Related themes:
Health
Inequality

States of Nations is an inventory of country characteristics. It is part of the World Database of Happiness


Keywords added: Cross-national, Physical health, Equality, Equity, Disparity, Deprivation, Inequity, Social inequality