In series:OECD Health Policy Studiesview more titles
Published on September 27, 2019
|Acronyms and abbreviations|
|Health-related inequalities: Framework and key findings|
|Inequalities in health and its determinants|
|Inequalities in the utilisation of health care services|
|Inequalities in unmet needs for health care|
|Affordability and financial protection: Insights from Europe|
Inequalities in risky health behaviour frequently go hand in hand with inequalities in health status. In all 33 countries included in the study, the lower-educated consider themselves to be in worse health than those with tertiary education, with a 21 percentage points difference between the two groups.
Notes: Results correspond to age-sex standardised predicted probabilities.
Differences between education groups are significant at the 95% confidence level for all countries.
Source: OECD estimates based on national survey data.
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