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By Cem Mete

Incapacity is a vital factor for the transition nations of jap Europe and the previous Soviet Union. not just is a good portion in their inhabitants both ailing or disabled with implications for exertions strength participation and productiveness yet their getting older demographics venture a rise within the percentage of disabled humans, elevating issues concerning the sustainability of social safeguard courses. therefore, if those seriously resource-strapped nations fail to deal in a good demeanour with incapacity and healthiness concerns of their inhabitants, they can face critical demanding situations to their efforts to accomplish superior monetary development and more desirable residing criteria. as the fiscal drivers and prices of terrible wellbeing and fitness prestige and disabilities during this area will not be good documented, monetary Implications of power affliction and incapacity in jap Europe and the previous Soviet Union goals to shut this hole through leveraging loved ones survey info from plenty of transition international locations, studying the poverty-disability dating and the linkages among incapacity and employment, profits, kids s university enrollments, and adults time-use styles. Altogether, incapacity looks to have greater unwanted effects at the financial and social overall healthiness of the inhabitants in those international locations compared with industrialized international locations. the most purposes are the superiority of a giant casual area, the rather vulnerable concentrating on functionality of the present social tips courses, and the inability of broad-based coverage mechanisms to guard participants opposed to lack of source of revenue as a result of unforeseen health problems. Addressing those weaknesses is the problem dealing with coverage makers and the inhabitants at huge within the sector, during the definition and enactment of a deep, well-coordinated, cross-sectoral reform time table. This e-book might be precious for coverage makers and improvement officers operating to enhance residing criteria within the jap Europe and the previous Soviet Union.

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See, for example, Turkey Disability Survey Report (2002) and chapter 2 of this report. 13. Mainly depressive disorders and alcohol abuse. 14. World Health Organization. 2002. html. 15. S. Agency for International Development. 2006. ” 16. World Health Organization. 2002. html. 17. The 2002 Turkey Disability Survey interviewed 97,433 households. 7 percent were reported to have at least one chronic illness. There is a sharp increase in “traditional” disabilities after age 60, with males being more likely to report disability compared to females.

How long have you had it? 5. How much do you spend on it? 6. Days lost due to disability in last month? 4. ADL? 5. IADL? 6. Info on disability transfers 1. Info on total disability transfers 2. Info on transfers by type of disability Armenia Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus BiH Bulgaria HBS DHS HBS LSMS LSMS HBS HBS 2001–03 2000 2001–02 1998–2002 2001–03 1995 & 2001 2003 Y Croatia Georgia Hungary Kazakhstan Kyrgyz Rep. Lithuania HBS HBS HBS HBS LSMS HBS HBS 1998 1998–2002 1998–2002 2001–03 1998 2000–02 2000 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 25 Albania LSMS 2002 Type of survey Year of survey Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Moldova Poland HBS HBS 1998–2003 1998–2002 1.

Agency for International Development. 2006. ” 16. World Health Organization. 2002. html. 17. The 2002 Turkey Disability Survey interviewed 97,433 households. 7 percent were reported to have at least one chronic illness. There is a sharp increase in “traditional” disabilities after age 60, with males being more likely to report disability compared to females. On the other hand, the reporting of chronic illnesses is similar to those available for many other countries in the sense that females are more likely to report chronic illness, and the gender gap in reporting chronic illness becomes especially pronounced after age 30.

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