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Abstract

The study aims to identify what ordinary citizens interpret as 'fairness' in relation to health and health care; examine the relative importance placed by the public on different terms of equity and the extent to which they are prepared to trade off efficiency against equity in the distribution of health care resources.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Attitudes to health-related issues, including the rationing of health care according to different circumstances
Variables
http://www.data-archive.ac.[…]&class=0&from=sn#gs
Keywords
Great Britain, age, attitudes, chronic illness, costs, ethics, health, health services, ill health, life expectancy, life styles, medical care, men, social class
Identifier Variables
GOR
Economic/Subject Categories
Value of health
Area of Health System
Public health
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
University of York and University of Sheffield
Data Type
Survey (cross-sectional)
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2000
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample

Adults aged 18 years and over in Great Britain during 2000. 832 survey participants

Availability
ESDS Access and Preservation, UK Data Archive
Conditions of Access
Free registration access
Link
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/[…]/snDescription.asp?sn=4462
Contact
help@esds.ac.uk
Publications
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/findingData/publicationListForSN.asp?sn=4462