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ischaemic heart diseases (IHD) inWest and East Germany from 1996 to 2004. Our main result reveals that the number of … catch-up process in the number of IC facilities provided relative to West Germany. -- Avoidable deaths ; ischaemic heart … disease ; intracardiac catheters ; Germany …
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ischaemic heart diseases (IHD) inWest and East Germany from 1996 to 2004. Our main result reveals that the number of … catch-up process in the number of IC facilities provided relative to West Germany. …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005024333
Society benefits on a large scale from improved medical care and pharmaceuticals. The prescription of pharmaceuticals, however, also carries risks such as the possibility of an increased risk of falls, which may lead to severe injuries and increased health expenditures associated with these...
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This paper uses the 1918 influenza pandemic in Taiwan as a natural experiment to test whether in utero conditions affect long-run developmental outcomes. Combining several historical and current datasets, we find that cohorts in utero during the pandemic are shorter as child/teenagers, less...
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For all climatic regions, mortality due to cold exceeds mortality due to heat. We examine whether cold-related mortality in adulthood varies positively with unusually benign ambient temperature during gestation, using data on over 13,500 Swedes from the Uppsala Birth Cohort Study born in...
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"Die meisten Menschen sind die meiste Zeit über glücklich" stellt in einer Zusammenfassung vieler empirischer Studien Biswas-Diener (2009) fest. Sogar nach einschneidenden Negativerlebnissen wie Arbeitslosigkeit oder dem Verlust des Partners passen sich die meisten Menschen recht schnell an...
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Mental Health Research and Training Hospital located in Istanbul/Turkey and LVR-Klinik Viersen in Germany. A comparison of … management systems have been undergoing radical changes. Social health insurance system was established in Germany in 1880s and …, which is similar to the health care system in Germany, was set up. Differences are observed in the delivery of health care …
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Mental Health Research and Training Hospital located in Istanbul/Turkey and LVR-Klinik Viersen in Germany. A comparison of … management systems have been undergoing radical changes. Social health insurance system was established in Germany in 1880s and …, which is similar to the health care system in Germany, was set up. Differences are observed in the delivery of health care …
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10012115876
In contrast to West-Germany, illicit drugs were virtually absent in East-Germany until 1990. Yet, after the collapse of … the former GDR, East-Germany was expected to encounter a sharp increase in the prevalence of substance abuse. By analyzing … individual data, we find that East-Germany largely caught up with West-Germany's ever-growing prevalence of illicit drugs within …
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In contrast to West Germany, illicit drugs were virtually absent in East Germany until 1990. However, after the … collapse of the former GDR, East Germany was expected to encounter a sharp increase in substance abuse. By analyzing individual … data, we find that East Germany largely caught up with West Germany's ever-growing prevalence of cannabis use within a …
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