Health inequality in adolescence. Does stratification occur by familial social background, family affluence, or personal social position?
- Bias in Mental Health Assessment and Intervention: Theory and Evidence. Snowden, Lonnie R. // American Journal of Public Health;Feb2003, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p239
A recent surgeon general's report and various studies document racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care, including gaps in access, questionable diagnostic practices, and limited provision of optimum treatments. Bias is a little studied but viable explanation for these disparities. It...
- Under fives experience postcode lottery for services in England. // Primary Health Care;Oct2015, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p6
The article informs that according to the Poor Beginnings report by its publisher the National Children's Bureau, children under five in poor areas of England are significantly more prone to obesity, tooth decay, accidental injuries and lower educational development.
- Possible Methodological Reason for the Finding That â€œNeither Tax Increase nor Reimbursement Reduced Health Disparitiesâ€: Comment on the Article by Over et al. (2014). van der Deen, Frederieke S.; Wilson, Nick; Blakely, Tony // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jul2014, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Tobacco control policies specified according to socioeconomic status: Health disparities and cost-effectiveness" by E. A. B. Over, T. L. Feenstra, R. T. Hoogenveen, and others in the January 4, 2014 issue.
- Reply to the Comment by Van der Deen Et al.: â€œPossible Methodological Reason for the Finding That â€˜Neither Tax Increase nor Reimbursement Reduced Health Disparitiesâ€™â€. Over, Eelco A. B.; Feenstra, Talitha L.; Hoogenveen, Rudolf T.; Droomers, Mariël; Uiters, Ellen; van Gelder, Boukje M. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jul2014, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1
A response from the authors of the article "Tobacco control policies specified according to socioeconomic status: Health disparities and cost-effectiveness" which was published in a previous issue is presented.
- Socioeconomic status, ethnicity and the context of achievement in minority education. Faitar, Gheorghita M. // Journal of Instructional Pedagogies;May2011, Vol. 5, p1
Teachers have a unique position and opportunity by virtue of their profession to be able to present and guide students along a path of discovery. Educators, mentors, parents, communities are all responsible for accomplishing milestones when considering closing the achievement gap for students of...
- Family Background, Parents' Aspirations, and Taiwanese Students' Aspirations. Chih-Lun Hung // International Journal of the Humanities;Jan2007, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p53
In this study a number of parents and students selected from the grade six families in Taiwan, for a more in-depth analysis of their views on educational and occupational aspirations in the future. The interviews indicated that parents from both middle and lower social status backgrounds had...
- Socioeconomic health inequalities among a nationally representative sample of Danish adolescents: the role of different types of social relations. Due P; Lynch J; Holstein B; Modvig J // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Sep2003, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p692
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To investigate the role of different types of social relations in adolescent health inequalities. DESIGN: Cross sectional study. Measures included family social class, indices of social relations to parents, friends, teachers, and school. SETTING: Random sample of 55 schools in...
- Global Overview of School Health Services: Data from 102 Countries. Baltag, Valentina; Pachyna, Anastasiya; Hall, Julia // Health Behavior & Policy Review;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p268
Objective: The objective of this paper was to produce a global inventory of school health services and describe characteristics such as target group, providers, staffing level, services, settings, and organizational challenges. Methods: The literature in PubMed and other sources were reviewed...
- Divergent trends in suicide by socio-economic status in Australia. Page, Andrew; Morrell, Stephen; Taylor, Richard; Carter, Greg; Dudley, Michael // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Nov2006, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p911
This study investigated secular trends in socio-economic status (SES) differentials in Australian suicide (1979â€“2003), which includes overall declines in male suicide from 1998. Suicide rates were stratified by approximate equal-population quintiles of area-based SES for the period...