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Socio-economic determinants of inter-regional mobility in patients with cancer

  • Autori: Ferrante, M.; Sciuto, V.; Pollina-Addario, S.; Parroco, A.; Scondotto, S.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2017
  • Tipologia: Proceedings (TIPOLOGIA NON ATTIVA)
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This paper presents an investigation of inter-regional mobility in patients with cancer. Thanks to the availability of geocoded information on patients’ place of residence, the effect of socio-economic status and of other individual characteristics on inter-regional mobility is analysed through multi-level logit models. The extent of patient’s mobility, and its dependence on socio-economic status raises equity issues, as well as regional policy considerations.