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Gender inequalities in health and their effect on the economic prosperity represented by the GDP of selected developed countries—empirical study

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dc.title Gender inequalities in health and their effect on the economic prosperity represented by the GDP of selected developed countries—empirical study en
dc.contributor.author Štefko, Róbert
dc.contributor.author Gavurová, Beáta
dc.contributor.author Ivanková, Viera
dc.contributor.author Rigelský, Martin
dc.relation.ispartof International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
dc.identifier.issn 1661-7827 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2020
utb.relation.volume 17
utb.relation.issue 10
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/ijerph17103555
dc.relation.uri https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/10/3555
dc.subject health inequalities en
dc.subject life expectancy en
dc.subject mortality en
dc.subject avoidable mortality en
dc.subject diseases en
dc.subject prosperity of economy en
dc.subject gross domestic product en
dc.subject gender health inequalities en
dc.subject health differences en
dc.subject OECD en
dc.description.abstract The objective is to evaluate the relations between gender health inequalities and economic prosperity in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. The groups included health indicators in the specification of men, women and gender inequalities: Life expectancy, causes of mortality and avoidable mortality. The variable determining the economic prosperity was represented by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The analytical processing included descriptive analysis, analysis of differences and analysis of relationships. The regression analysis was presented as the main output of the research. Most of the significant gender differences in health showed a more positive outcome for women. It is possible to identify a certain relation between gender health inequalities and economic prosperity. If there is some reduction in gender inequalities in health, the economic prosperity will increase. The reduction seems to be more effective on the part of men than women. The output of the cluster analysis showed the relations of indicators evaluating the inequalities and the prosperity. The countries such as Luxembourg, Norway or Switzerland showed very positive outputs, on the other hand, the countries with a potential for the improvement are Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia. Overall, the policies should focus on reducing the inequalities in avoidable mortality as well as reducing the frequent diseases in younger people. © 2020 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1009727
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85085158463
utb.identifier.wok 000539300900212
utb.identifier.pubmed 32438655
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-24T08:32:13Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-24T08:32:13Z
dc.description.sponsorship Slovak Research and Development AgencySlovak Research and Development Agency [APVV-17-0166]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Gavurová, Beáta
utb.fulltext.sponsorship This research was funded by the Slovak Research and Development Agency under the contract No. APVV-17-0166 “Economic and psychological factors of tourists’ expenditures: microeconometric modeling”.
utb.wos.affiliation [Stefko, Robert; Ivankova, Viera; Rigelsky, Martin] Univ Presov Presov, Fac Management, Konstantinova 16, Presov 08001, Slovakia; [Gavurova, Beata] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Management & Econ, Ctr Appl Econ Res, Mostni 5139, Zlin 76000, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation Faculty of Management, University of Prešov in Prešov, Konštantínova 16, Prešov, 080 01, Slovakia; Center for Applied Economic Research, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Mostní 5139, Zlín, 760 00, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.projects APVV-17-0166
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