We analyzed health quasi-production functions that relate health to education, English skills, and variables that are not endogenous inputs into the production of health. Health was measured as both subjective self-reported overall health and objective indexed biological risk factors and a body mass index. We found that education has a greater impact on improving health for the foreign-born population, particularly the Mexico-born, compared to the US-born population.Regarding education variables, thirty percent of the total group did not complete high school, 23.8 percent of them have a high school diploma, including ... There are more females than males in both the native born and foreign-born samples.
|Title||:||The Effect of Education and English Skills on Health in Relation to Country of Birth|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|