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Physicians' strike and general mortality: Croatia's experience of 2003

Erceg, Marijan and Kujundžić-Tiljak, Mirjana and Babić-Erceg, Andrea and Čorić, Tanja and Lang, Slobodan (2007) Physicians' strike and general mortality: Croatia's experience of 2003. Collegium antropologicum, 31 (3). pp. 891-895. ISSN 0350-6134 (Print)

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    Croatian abstract

    Cilj ovog istraživanja bio je ispitati je li štrajk liječnika, koji je proveden tijekom 2003. godine, imao utjecaj na opću smrtnost stanovništva. Analizom su obuhvaćeni podaci Državnog zavoda za statistiku o umrlima u razdoblju štrajka od 15. siječnja do 14. veljače 2003 i jednako dugom razdoblju prije i poslije. Ista razdoblja analizirana su za 2001., 2002. i 2004. godinu. Od ukupno 52 575 smrti zabilježenih 2003. godine, 4 682 (8,9%, 95% CI=8,4–9,4) je zabilježeno tijekom štrajka ili 1.1 na 1 000 stanovnika. U usporedbi udjela broja umrlih tijekom štrajka u ukupnom broju umrlih s drugim promatranim razdobljima, nisu zabilježena odstupanja. Na osnovu prikazanih podataka štrajk liječnika nije moguće povezati ni s porastom ni s padom opće smrtnosti.

    English abstract

    The aim of the study was to establish whether the physicians' strike, which took place in Croatia in 2003, had an impact on the mortality of the population. Mortality data from the National Bureau of Statistics relating to the strike period (15 January - 14 February 2003) were selected and compared with the previous and subsequent periods of the same duration in 2001, 2002 and 2004. Of the 52,575 deaths in 2003, Croatia recorded 4,682 (8.9%, 95% Confidence interval 8.4-9.4) in the strike period from the 15th of January to the 14th of February 2003 or 1.1 deaths per 1000. No deviations of the 15th of January to the 14th of February period's share of the death total in relation to other observation periods were noted. It is impossible to associate the strike based on the figures shown in this paper with either an increase or decrease in population mortality.

    Item Type: Article
    MeSH: Mortality ; Physicians ; Strikes, Employee ; Adolescent ; Adult ; Age Distribution ; Aged ; Cause of Death ; Child ; Child, Preschool ; Croatia - epidemiology ; Female ; Humans ; Infant ; Infant, Newborn ; Male ; Middle Aged ; Sex Distribution
    Divisions: Katedra za medicinsku statistiku, epidemiologiju i medicinsku informatiku
    Depositing User: Boris Čičovački
    Status: Published
    Creators:
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    Erceg, Marijan
    Kujundžić-Tiljak, Mirjana
    Babić-Erceg, Andrea
    Čorić, Tanja
    Lang, Slobodan
    Date: September 2007
    Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2008
    Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011 18:10
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      URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/441

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