Accumulation of health risk behaviours is associated with lower socioeconomic status and women's urban residence: a multilevel analysis in Japan
- Self-rated health of population in southern China: association with socio-demographic characteristics measured with multiple-item self-rated health measurement scale. Jun Xu; Jinhua Zhang; Liyi Feng; Jincai Qiu // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10, p393
Background: Self-rated health (SRH) status has been increasingly acknowledged as a valid and appropriate indicator of public health and chronic morbidity. However, limited research was conducted in China due to the different culture and socioeconomic situations. The aim of this study is to...
- Integrating Socio-Economic Determinants of Canadian Women's Health. Vissandjee, Bilkis; Desmeules, Marie; Zheynuan Cao; Abdool, Shelly // BMC Women's Health;2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 4, pS34
Health Issue: The association between a number of socio-economic determinants and health has been amply demonstrated in Canada and elsewhere. Over the past decades, women's increased labour force participation and changing family structure, among other changes in the socioeconomic environment,...
- Welfare to Work? Impact of Maternal Health on Employment. Romero, Diana; Chavkin, Wendy; Wise, Paul H.; Smith, Lauren A.; Wood, Pamela R. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2002, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p1462
Objectives. This study investigated whether health problems among poor mothers of chronically ill children affect their ability to obtain and maintain employment. Methods. Mothers of children with chronic illnesses were surveyed at clinical and welfare agency sites in San Antonio, Tex. ...
- Lots of planets have a North . . . Milne, Eugene; Schrecker, Ted // Journal of Public Health;Jun2014, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p181
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the health divide of North and South sides of England.
- Whither Studies on the Socioeconomic Foundations of Population Health? Kaplan, George A.; Lynch, John W. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep97, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p1409
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on temporal variability in income and another on socioeconomic inequalities in health.
- Recession linked to rise in abortion requests. // Therapy Today;Sep2012, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p5
The article reports that a survey conducted by the Insight Research group suggests that more women are seeking an abortion due to financial worries linked to recession.
- Breast Self-Examination Competency: An Analysis of Self-Reported Practice And Associated Characteristics. Celentano, David D.; Holtzman, Deborah // American Journal of Public Health;Nov83, Vol. 73 Issue 11, p1321
Of 308 Baltimore, Maryland women surveyed by telephone, 76.3 per cent reported having performed breast self-examination (BSE) during the last year, with only 35 per cent reporting monthly BSE. Four BSE ability scores showed that most women had little knowledge of the proper BSE technique....
- Socioeconomic differences in mortality among diabetic people in Finland. Forssas, Erja; Arffman, Martti; Koskinen, Seppo; Reunanen, Antti; Keskimäki, Ilmo // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Sep2010, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p691
Aims: A clear socioeconomic gradient in mortality emerged among diabetic people in Finland from the early 1980s to the early 1990s. The present study examines whether this development continued between 1991 and 2003. Methods: People with diabetes aged 30â€”79 in 1991â€”2002 were...
- A Cross Sectional Study of Common Complaints Present in the Middle Aged Women (40-50 Yrs.) of Kadapa Town and its Association with Certain Variables. Kumbhar, Suresh K.; Chandrashekhar, K.; Tondare, Devidas; Netragaonkar, Rahul; Balkrishna, C.; Rangaswamy, P. // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Jan-Mar2014, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p122
Material & Method: Study Design: Cross sectional study. Setting : Study conducted at adopted area of UHC Akayapalli, Kadapa. Reference population: 457 middle aged (40-50 yrs.) women in study area. Sample size: 416 middle aged women. Selection of sample: All middle aged women who responded...