Comparıson of Turkey and European Unıon Countrıes’ Health Indıcators by Usıng Fuzzy Clusterıng Analysıs

Nesrin Alptekin

Abstract


In this study, it is aimed to classify of 27 European Union countries and Turkey with the healthcare indicators by using fuzzy clustering analysis. This study also investigates the position of Turkey compared to the European Union countries in terms of healthcare statistics. Fuzzy clustering analysis has been applied to the data obtained from 2012 World Health Report. Based on the Fuzzy clustering analysis, the countries were classified into two different groups. Turkey is placed in the same cluster as Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.


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EU Countries, fuzzy clustering analysis, health indicators.

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