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Inequality and Inequity in the Use of Medical Services in Chile, by Age Group, 2000-2011
Objective. To calculate indices of inequality and inequity in the use of medical services for children, adults, and older adults in Chile from 2000 to 2011. Methods. Based on the CASEN survey (2000-2011), the concentration ...
On the World Health Organisation's measurement of health inequalities
(Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2002)
Study objective: To review the World Health Organisation's methodological approach for the purpose of measuring health inequalities presented in the WHR 2000 and reference papers. Main findings: Recommending that health ...
¿Somos iguales? Using a structural violence framework to understand gender and health inequities from an intersectional perspective in the Peruvian Amazon
(Taylor & Francis Open, 2017)
BACKGROUND: In the Peruvian Amazon, historical events of colonization and political marginalization intersect with identities of ethnicity, class and geography in the construction of gender and health inequities. Gender-based ...
A systematic review of the relationships between social capital and socioeconomic inequalities in health: a contribution to understanding the psychosocial pathway of health inequalities
(BioMed Central, 2013)
INTRODUCTION: Recent research on health inequalities moves beyond illustrating the importance of psychosocial factors for health to a more in-depth study of the specific psychosocial pathways involved. Social capital is ...
Fetal health shocks and early inequalities in healthcapital accumulation
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2013-01)
Several stu dies report socioeconomic inequalities in c hild health and consequence s of ea rly disease. However, not muchis known about inequalities in health capital accumulation in the womb in response to fetal health ...
The characteristics of mobile families with young children in England and the impact of their moves on neighbourhood inequalities in maternal and child health
This study compares the health and socio-demographic characteristics of residentially mobile families with young children in England to families that do not move and assesses the impact of their moves upon inequalities in ...
Desigualdades em sa??de: uma perspectiva global.
Long-term association of economic inequality and mortality in adult Costa Ricans
Despite the large number of studies, mostly in developed economies, there is limited consensus on the health effects of inequality. Recently a related literature has examined the relationship between relative deprivation ...