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Type Report
Title Dynamic health care decisions and child health in South Africa
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2008
URL https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Steve_Koch/publication/23543994_DYNAMIC_HEALTH_CARE_DECISIONS_A​ND_CHILD_HEALTH_IN_SOUTH_AFRICA/links/55a6173808ae5e82ab1fd60d.pdf
Abstract
A large number of child deaths in developing countries could be
averted if ill children received care sooner rather than later. However,
analysis in these developing countries rarely considers the pathway,
through which, health care is sought at the household level. This paper
considers two separate pathways of health-seeking decisions and finds
that household controls affect decisions in different ways across the
pathway; for example, different measures of female empowerment
increase treatment, as well as preferences for private care along the
pathway, but not consistently.

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Alaba, Olufunke A, and Steven F Koch. Dynamic health care decisions and child health in South Africa. 2008.
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