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Irish people have highest estimation of their own health in Europe

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39167.336551.DB (Published 29 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:656
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Irish men and women consider themselves the healthiest people in Europe, while Hungarians have the lowest levels of self reported health.

    According to a report, eastern European countries stand out as the countries in which people report the poorest health (Social Science and Medicine 2007;64:1665-78, doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.11.031).

    In all but one country, Finland, men rated their health higher than women, with substantial differences in 13 countries.

    Analysis of …

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