Migration, Health and Survival
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Migration, Health and Survival

International Perspectives

Edited by Frank Trovato

Publications in this field have, in general, been based predominantly on the experiences of individual national settings. Migration, Health and Survival offers a comparative approach, bringing together leading international scholars to provide original works from the United States, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, England and Wales, Norway, Belgium and Italy.
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Chapter 4: Migrant health in Australia: existing literature and new results

Nicholas Biddle and Samuel G. Weldeegzie

Abstract

The most recent data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia is examined to study self-assessed health among immigrants and whether their self-assessed health deteriorates the longer they stay in Australia. Immigrants from English-speaking countries have higher self-assessed health than native-born Australians, while migrants from ‘other’ countries tend to have no difference or worse health relative to the Australian born. Multivariate analysis confirms that immigrant health deteriorates with increasing duration of residence.

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