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Health Care and Health Outcomes of Migrants: Evidence from Portugal

Pedro Barros () and Isabel Pereira

CEFAGE-UE Working Papers from University of Evora, CEFAGE-UE (Portugal)

Abstract: This paper studies the performance of immigrants relative to natives, in terms of their health status, use of health care services, lifestyles, and coverage of health expenditures. We base the analysis on international evidence that identified a healthy immigrant effect, complemented by empirical research on the Portuguese National Health Survey. Furthermore, we assess whether differences in health performance depend on the personal characteristics of the individuals or can be directly associated with their migration experience.

Keywords: Migration; Health status; Health care; Healthy immigrant effect; Portugal. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-dev, nep-eur, nep-hea and nep-mig
Date: 2010
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