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Palestine - Expenditure and Consumption Survey, PECS 1998 (For documentation only)

Outpatient and Hospital services (MEDSERV)
File: Pal_1998_HH
Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 6
Decimals: 0
Valid cases: 1316 (1299.9)
Invalid: 1535 (1536.1)
Minimum: 12
Maximum: 240480
Mean: 1689.5 (1681.6)
Standard deviation: 7930.8 (7818.8)
Definition
Medical, dental and paramedical services delivered to outpatients by medical, dental and paramedical practitioners and auxiliaries.
Services of general and specialist hospitals, the services of medical centers, maternity centers, nursing homes and convalescent homes which chiefly provide in-patient health care, the services of institutions serving old people in which medical monitoring is an essential component and the services of rehabilitation centers providing in-patient health care and rehabilitative therapy where the objective is to treat the patient rather than to provide long-term support
Universe
All households
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Expenditure aggregates.pdf indicates items aggregated under each expenditure type
Imputation and Derivation
Derivation
Aggregate computed by ERF (Ref: Data Dictionary.pdf/Expenditure Aggregates.pdf)
Others
Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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The services may be delivered at home, in individual or group consulting facilities, dispensaries or the outpatient clinics of hospitals and the like.
Hospital day-care and home-based hospital treatment are included as are hospices for terminally ill persons.


COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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