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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 1, January 2017 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Estimation Of Private Health Expenditure In Cyprus

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AUTHOR(S)

PITTOKOPITOU, PAPIRI ISABELLA

 

KEYWORDS

N/A

 

ABSTRACT

This research aims at documenting and studying the origin and distribution of private health expenditure in Cyprus, with focus on the economic relations between the health system and households, whether they involve standard transactions or underground (black) economy. In this context, a specially developed questionnaire was used, gathering data from 400 households from all over Cyprus, via telephone interviews. The recording and processing of data and results was performed with the use of the statistical platform SPSS, applying methods of descriptive and inferential statistics on the available data, in order to present the results of both the first-degree statistical analysis, which included studying the frequency distribution of alternative answers provided by the participants and those of the second-degree statistical analysis as well, which investigated the possible relations between the participants’ demographics or other information and their decisions regarding the dissemination of private health expenditure.

 

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