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Does informal care reduce public care expenditure on elderly care? Estimates based on Finland’s Age Study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, August 2013
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Title
Does informal care reduce public care expenditure on elderly care? Estimates based on Finland’s Age Study
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, August 2013
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-13-317
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Authors

Sari Kehusmaa, Ilona Autti-Rämö, Hans Helenius, Pekka Rissanen

Abstract

To formulate sustainable long-term care policies, it is critical first to understand the relationship between informal care and formal care expenditure. The aim of this paper is to examine to what extent informal care reduces public expenditure on elderly care.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Bangladesh 1 1%
Unknown 97 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 21 21%
Student > Master 14 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 12%
Student > Bachelor 9 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 8%
Other 21 21%
Unknown 13 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 18 18%
Social Sciences 16 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 16 16%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 15 15%
Psychology 4 4%
Other 12 12%
Unknown 17 17%

Attention Score in Context

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#2,741,882
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#1,413
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#77
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