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Cultural factors account for cost differences at the end of life

02:48 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

In the final year of life, men incur more healthcare costs than women on average. Dying is more expensive in the French and Italian speaking parts of Switzerland than in the German-speaking part. These are the findings of an analysis of health insurance data that was conducted as part of the National Research Programme "End of life" (NRP 67).

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