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Is the child health / family income gradient universal?

Alison Currie

Is the child health / family income gradient universal?

evidence from England

by Alison Currie

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Health and hygiene -- England.,
    • Income -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alison Currie, Michael A. Shields, Stephen Wheatley Price.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1328, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1328
      ContributionsShields, Michael., Wheatley Price, Stephen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5701
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3477702M
      LC Control Number2005617466

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Is the child health / family income gradient universal? by Alison Currie Download PDF EPUB FB2

In accordance with Case et al. (), we find consistent and robust evidence of a significant family income gradient in child health using the subjective general health status measure.

However, in England the size of the gradient is considerably smaller than that found for the US and we find no evidence that its slope increases with child age. Our analysis is based on a sample of o children (and their parents) drawn from the Health Survey for England.

In accordance with Case et al. (), we find consistent and robust evidence of a significant family income gradient in child health using the subjective general health Cited by:   Fig. 1 illustrates the average level of general health (on the full scale: 1 = very good to 5 = very bad) by family income and child age.

It clearly shows that an income gradient is present for both younger and older children in England. However, there is no suggestion in the raw data that the income gradient increases with child age, as was found by Case et al.

() for the by: Downloadable. In an influential study Case et al. () documented a positive relationship between family income and child health in the US, with the slope of the gradient being larger for older than younger children.

In this paper we explore the child health income gradient in England, which has a comprehensive publicly-funded National Health Service (NHS) founded on the twin principles of. Socioeconomic status and child health: why is the relationship stronger for older children. The American Economic Review 93 (5) –], and a recent study by Currie et al.

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Children from low-income families are on average associated with poorer health. Using data on 8, children from who participated in the first five cycles of the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (//03), we find that the gradient of family income on children's health is statistically significant and becomes more pronounced as children age.

Background. Poverty and material deprivation have long been associated with poorer child health status [1–3].Many recent studies show that the risk for suboptimal health is not just confined to children from lower social class families, but rather that most risks are graded, and extend across the social class spectrum, resulting in health outcomes that also follow a social gradient [4–6].

1. Introduction. A growing empirical literature examines the relationship between family income and child health. An article by Case et al. () (CLP) shows that, in the United States, the socioeconomic gradient in adult health has its origins in childhood. Using data from tothey find that poor children are reported by their parents to be in worse health than wealthy children.

Downloadable. This paper looks at the relation between education and family income using a survey of nea children in 15 cities and nine provinces throughout China. We use school test scores on mathematics and language, as well as parent-reported educational progress, out-of-pocket expenses, and self-reported quality of schooling.

In this paper, we examine the income gradient in child mental health using longitudinal data from a large, national cohort of Australian children. lower family income leads to poorer child. Child Health and the Income Gradient: Evidence from China* Though the positive income gradient of child health is well documented in developed countries, evidence from developing countries is rare.

Few studies attempt to identify a causal link between family income and child health. Utilizing unique longitudinal data from the. The low-income group, with household income below $15, had times the mortality rate of the best-off, but there is a gradient: The higher the income, the lower the mortality.

Introduction. A growing empirical literature examines the relationship between family income and child health. An article by Case, Lubotsky and Paxson () (CLP) shows that, in the United States, the socioeconomic gradient in adult health has its origins in childhood.

Using data from tothey find that poor children are reported by their parents to be in worse health than. There is a social gradient in health that runs from top to bottom of the socioeconomic spectrum.

This is a global phenomenon, seen in low, middle and high income countries. The social gradient in health means that health inequities affect everyone.

Universal basic income would add trillions to the deficit. For example, inthere were million working-age adults.  It would cost $ trillion to. A recent study suggests that race may be even more important than family income for future prospects, and child health, Universal basic income programs.

Families with less than $30, in annual net income receive $6, per year for children under the age of six and $5, per child from ages six to As a family's income rises, the benefit.

Currie, Alison & Shields, Michael A. & Wheatley Price, Stephen, "Is the Child Health / Family Income Gradient Universal. Evidence from England," IZA Discussion PapersInstitute of Labor Economics (IZA). Adonis Yatchew, come–health gradient.

For adults, poor health may result in lower income because of lower productivity, thus making it harder to isolate the effects of income on health.

In contrast, since children do not influence the income level of a family to the extent that adults do, it. Discussions of the income-child health gradient have often focused on the question of whether the association between household income and child health is attributable to children from low-income.

Health & fitness Family Travel that of a universal basic income set at a starting rate of £60 a week per working-age adult and £40 per child (or £10, per year for a family of four. For many U.S. families, child care is simply too expensive.

Parents regularly pay over $11, a year to send their infant to a child-care center, about $10, for .