Statistical Analysis Of The Impact Of Health Sector Reform On Life Expectancy In Nigeria

ABSTRACT

This research work is aimed al studying the impact of health sector reforms on life

expectancy in Nigeria using a secondary source of data ranging.from 1980 to 2014 obtainedfi-om

the Central Bank Statistical Bulletin and World Bank indicator. Ordinwy least square of multiple

regression models was used to establish the relationship betvveen dependent variable and

independent variables. The data was analyzed using Eviews 9. 0. The finding revealed that out of

the three unit root test carried out; ADF (Augmented Dickey-Fuller), PP (Phillip Perron), and

KPSS (Kwiatkowski-Phillips-Schmidt-Shin)). KPSS happens to be the best �with significance in all

the variables while ADF and PP are only sign[ficanl for Household Out of Pocket and Life

Expectancy Rate. A ve1y strong correlation is observed between Government Health Spending and

Life Expectancy Rate, with a strong correlation between the dummy variables and both

Government Health Spending and Household Out of Pocket while a very weak correlation between

Government Health Spending and Household Out of Pocket Vas observed. It was fi1rther revealed

that the re.form of the health sector had a significant positive relationship and impact on life

expectancy rate. It was recommended that government should increase the allocation of fund to

the Health Sector and develop strategies .for the monitoring of the disbursement o.f the fimd; health

insurance scheme and various health initiatives should be encouraged to enhance lifee xpectancy

and reduce mortality rate which will increase gross domestic product.

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APA

ANNE, I (2021). Statistical Analysis Of The Impact Of Health Sector Reform On Life Expectancy In Nigeria. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/statistical-analysis-of-the-impact-of-heal-th-sector-reform-on-life-expectancy-in-nigeria-1

MLA 8th

ANNE, IBRAHIM "Statistical Analysis Of The Impact Of Health Sector Reform On Life Expectancy In Nigeria" Afribary. Afribary, 10 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/statistical-analysis-of-the-impact-of-heal-th-sector-reform-on-life-expectancy-in-nigeria-1. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

MLA7

ANNE, IBRAHIM . "Statistical Analysis Of The Impact Of Health Sector Reform On Life Expectancy In Nigeria". Afribary, Afribary, 10 Apr. 2021. Web. 29 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/statistical-analysis-of-the-impact-of-heal-th-sector-reform-on-life-expectancy-in-nigeria-1 >.

Chicago

ANNE, IBRAHIM . "Statistical Analysis Of The Impact Of Health Sector Reform On Life Expectancy In Nigeria" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 29, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/statistical-analysis-of-the-impact-of-heal-th-sector-reform-on-life-expectancy-in-nigeria-1