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dc.contributor.authorGoode, Alisonen_US
dc.contributor.authorMavromaras, Kostasen_US
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Murrayen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-07-28en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:29:30Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:29:30Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-20080609163en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/34802-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates the possibility of intergenerational transmission of unhealthy eating habits from parents to adult children. It uses the 2003 Scottish Health Survey and estimates the association between the present healthy eating behaviour of adult children and the past parental death from cardiovascular disease (CVD). It uses parental CVD death as an adverse health signal which may cause a healthy eating compensatory response in adult children. This response is due to increased chances and perception of genetic predisposition of adult children as well as an indicator for parental past unhealthy eating habits which may have been passed onto the adult children. Regression analysis suggests that paternal history has no impact on either sons or daughters, and maternal history influences negatively the eating behaviour of daughters only. Unhealthy eating intergenerational transmission appears to be more intense amongst lower household income individuals.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x3535en_US
dc.subject.jelD1en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordIntergenerational transmissionen_US
dc.subject.keywordhealthy eatingen_US
dc.subject.keywordhousehold incomeen_US
dc.subject.keywordcardiovascular diseaseen_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic healthen_US
dc.subject.keywordgenderen_US
dc.subject.stwErnährungsgewohnheiten_US
dc.subject.stwGesundheitsrisikoen_US
dc.subject.stwGenerationenbeziehungenen_US
dc.subject.stwFamiliensoziologieen_US
dc.subject.stwHaushaltseinkommenen_US
dc.subject.stwSchottlanden_US
dc.titleIntergenerational transmission of healthy eating behaviour and the role of household incomeen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn570533570en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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