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Perception of health state and the use of vignettes to calibrate for socioeconomic status: results of the World Health Survey in Brazil, 2003
(Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública/ Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2005)
As part of the World Health Organization (WHO) project focused on assessing the performance of national health systems, the World Health Survey (WHS) was carried out in many member countries. In order to enable comparison ...
Socioeconomic status and perceived health-related quality of life in Chile
(Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba, 2017)
INTRODUCTION Changes in the conceptualization of health and illness have led to development of theory and methods to study healthrelated quality of life. One instrument used frequently to measure this concept is the SF-12 ...
Nutritional status of indigenous children: findings from the First National Survey of Indigenous People???s Health and Nutrition in Brazil
(International Journal for Equity in Health, 2013)
What are the living conditions and health status of those who don’t report their migration status? a population-based study in Chile
(BioMed Central, 2012)
Background: Undocumented immigrants are likely to be missing from population databases, making it impossible to identify an accurate sampling frame in migration research. No population-based data has been collected in Chile ...
Social disparity and oral health
There is a clear reported association between social disparity and oral health, for example, between dental caries and malnutrition in children. This fact is detected in several studies, and also found amongst the Brazilian ...
How has social status been measured in health research? A review of the international literature
Social status (SS) is a multidimensional variable that is used widely in health research. There is no single optimal method for estimating social status. Rather, in each case the measurement may vary depending on the ...