Viera Labudová – Faculty of Economic Informatics, University of Economics in Bratislava, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Keywords:                        Self-perceived health;
Logistic regression


Abstract: Self-perceived health (SPH) expresses a subjective assessment by the respondent of his/her health. When assessing his/her health, the re­spondent states one of the following categories: 1: very good, 2: good, 3: fair, 4: bad, 5: very bad. This paper aimed to analyze the influence of indi­vidual characteristics of persons aged 16 and over in the Slovak Republic on the subjective perception of health and quantify the intensity of their im­pact. For this purpose, a logistic regression model was used to predict “good health” (categories ‘very good’ or ‘good’). As explanatory variables for the logistic regression model have included these demographic or socio-eco­nomic indicators: marital status, age, the highest level of education attained based on the ISCED, main activity status, severe material deprivation, equal­ized household disposable income, degree of urbanization, and NUTS 3 re­gion. The analysis was performed using the SAS Enterprise Guide on a sam­ple of data from the EU SILC 2021 survey.

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Labudová, V. (2023). Factors Associated with Self-Perceived Health Status in the Slovak Republic. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 291-297). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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