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Title: Psychological gender differences in general health examinations: evidence from a 2016 Vietnamese cross-section dataset
Authors: Quan, Vuong Hoang
Keywords: Periodic general health examination
Psychological fear
Vietnam
Gender
Issue Date: 2016
Series/Report no.: Working Papers CEB;No 17-005
Abstract: Whether or not periodic general health examinations (GHEs) should be maintained is a controversial issue. This study mainly focuses on the influence of gender and psychological factors on periodic GHEs. To clarify the relationship between the factors mentioned above, a survey has been carried out in Hanoi and surrounding areas, collecting 2,068 valid observations; the dataset was then analyzed using the baseline category logit model. Results show that most people are afraid of discovering diseases through general health examinations (76.64%), and among them the psychological fear of illness detection appears to be stronger for females than for males (β1(male)=-0.409, P
URI: https://econpapers.repec.org/scripts/redir.pf?u=https%3A%2F%2Fdipot.ulb.ac.be%2Fdspace%2Fbitstream%2F2013%2F246134%2F3%2Fwp17005.pdf;h=repec:sol:wpaper:2013/246134
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