Educational Disparities in Access to Health Insurance in China, 1989-2009
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香港中文大學研究人員

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摘要Using data from the China Health and Nutrition Survey, we examine changes in educational differentials in access to health insurance over the period 1989-2009. Our analysis yielded three notable results. Firstly, regardless of level of education, the overall health insurance access rate exhibited a U-shaped change during the study period and the majority of people have been covered by health insurance by 2009. Secondly, the better educated enjoyed the advantage in receiving health insurance, particularly for employment-based insurance. Thirdly, educational disparity in access to health insurance changed over time. Specifically, the influence of education on overall access to insurance has been in decline during the two decades studied, indicating a convergence of access to health insurance across education levels. In contrast, employment-based insurance has converged across education level in the earlier years but diverged in more recent years over our study period. We argue that these patterns should be understood in the context of market reforms and changes of state-welfare provision over time.
著者Luo WX, Tong YY
期刊名稱Chinese Sociological Review
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出版年份2016
卷號48
期次2
出版社ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
頁次137 - 161
國際標準期刊號2162-0555
電子國際標準期刊號2162-0563
語言英式英語
Web of Science 學科類別Sociology

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