Socioeconomic differences in self-medication among middle-aged and older people: data from the china health and retirement longitudinal study

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: CHANG, Jie (Xi’an Jiaotong University, Department of Pharmacy Administration and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Health Science Center, Xi'an, China)
  • Co-author(s): Jie Chang: Department of Pharmacy Administration and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Health Science Center, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China;Center for Drug Safety and Policy Research, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China
    Qing Wang: School of Business, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
    Yu Fang: Department of Pharmacy Administration and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Health Science Center, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China;Center for Drug Safety and Policy Research, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    Multivariate logistic regressions based on the Andersen framework were estimated using a subsample of respondents aged 45 years and over from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study collected between 2011 and 2013 (n=23,933). As dependent variables, we used OTC and POM consumption without a medical prescription. SES was..

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