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¿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 ...
Differentials by Socioeconomic Status and Institutional Characteristics in Preventive Service Utilization by Older Persons in Costa Rica
(Journal of Aging and Health August 2009 vol. 21 no. 5 730-758, 2009-08)
Objective: The goals of this article are to assess the level of preventive service utilization by older persons in Costa Rica and to determine whether there are differentials in utilization across socioeconomic status ...
Iniqüidades nas políticas de saúdes: o caso da América Latina
Four points relating to the iniquities of the health services are brought out. In the first, the economic crisis the region has been going through during recent decades, is discussed and the contention that the tendency ...
Self-rated health in the elderly: a population-based study in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
(Cadernos Saude PublicaRio De JanieroBrasil, 2012)
Nutritional status indices in population studies Lndicadores del estado nutricional en estudios poblacionales
The access to information is crucial to plan, define and evaluate nutritional interventions. Analyzing the main nutritional indices proposed by international fora for food and nutrition surveillance, the usefulness of ...
Correlation between oral health perception and clinical factors in a Brazilian community
Objective: The aim of this study was to analyse associations between self-perception of oral health and relevant clinical, personal and socio-demographic factors in a Brazilian community. Material And Methods: Urban adults ...
Socioeconomic status and COPD among low- and middle-income countries
(Dove Medical Press, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic status (SES) is a strong social determinant of health. There remains a limited understanding of the association between SES and COPD prevalence among low- and middle-income countries where the ...