Estimating the Amount of Overweight and Obesity Related Health-Care Use in the Republic of Ireland Using SLÁN Data

In Ireland, over half the adult population are now considered to be overweight or obese. This has implications for individuals in terms of their health as well as for the health service in terms of care utilisation. Using SLÁN (2007) data we estimate the impact on use of general practitioner (GP) se...

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Volume: 43
Main Author: Dee, Anne
O’neill, Ciaran
Doherty, Edel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Economic and Social Studies 2012
published in: The Economic and Social Review Vol. 43; no. 2
Data of publication: 2012
Series: The Economic and Social Review
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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