DoctorR Documentation

Number of Doctor Visits

Description

a cross-section from 1986

number of observations : 485

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Doctor)

Format

A dataframe containing :

doctor

the number of doctor visits

children

the number of children in the household

access

is a measure of access to health care

health

a measure of health status (larger positive numbers are associated with poorer health)

Source

Gurmu, Shiferaw (1997) “Semiparametric estimation of hurdle regression models with an application to medicaid utilization”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 12(3), 225-242.

References

Davidson, R. and James G. MacKinnon (2004) Econometric Theory and Methods, New York, Oxford University Press, http://www.econ.queensu.ca/ETM/, chapter 11.

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations