Socio-economic factors explain differences in public health-related variables among women in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study
- The health and well-being of older people in Nairobi's slums. Kyobutungi, Catherine; Egondi, Thaddaeus; Ezeh, Alex // Global Health Action;2010, Vol. 3, p45
Background: Globally, it is estimated that people aged 60 and over constitute more than 11% of the population, with the corresponding proportion in developing countries being 8%. Rapid urbanisation in sub- Saharan Africa (SSA), fuelled in part by rural-urban migration and a devastating HIV/AIDS...
- Health status and quality of life among older adults in rural Tanzania. Mwanyangala, Mathew A.; Mayombana, Charles; Urassa, Honorathy; Charles, Jensen; Mahutanga, Chrizostom; Abdullah, Salim; Nathan, Rose // Global Health Action;2010, Vol. 3, p36
Background: Increasingly, human populations throughout the world are living longer and this trend is developing in sub-Saharan Africa. In developing African countries such as Tanzania, this demographic phenomenon is taking place against a background of poverty and poor health conditions. There...
- EL MITO DE LOS 400 MIL ABORTOS EN COLOMBIA. Rubio, Mauricio // Revista de EconomÃa Institucional;Segundo Semestre 2015, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p253
For several years, without any justification and against all available evidence, it has been said that in Colombia 400,000 clandestine abortions are performed each year. This paper seeks to test the validity of this number. First, it provides an overview of what could have been the original...
- Socioeconomic Status and Health Communication Inequalities in Japan: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Survey. Ishikawa, Yoshiki; Nishiuchi, Hiromu; Hayashi, Hana; Viswanath, Kasisomayajula // PLoS ONE;Jul2012, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p1
Background: Considerable evidence suggests that communication inequality is one potential mechanism linking social determinants, particularly socioeconomic status, and health inequalities. This study aimed to examine how dimensions of health communication outcomes (health information seeking,...
- Epidemiology and the people's health: Theory and context. S. R. H. // Health & Human Rights: An International Journal;2011, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p3
The article reviews the book "Epidemiology and the People's Health: Theory and Context," by Nancy Krieger.
- People. // Israel Country Review;2012, p367
The article provides information on the demographic characteristic in Israel with regards to the country's human development, health and welfare, cultural legacy and demography.
- El mito de los 400 mil abortos en Colombia. Rubio, Mauricio // Revista de EconomÃa Institucional;Segundo Semestre 2015, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p426
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- Objective and Perceived Ethnic Density and Health: Findings From a United Kingdom General Population Survey. M. Stafford; L. Becares; J. Nazroo // American Journal of Epidemiology;Aug2009, Vol. 170 Issue 4, p484
Studies indicate an ethnic density effect, whereby an increasing proportion of persons of the same ethnicity as oneself (co-ethnics) in ones area of residence is associated with reduced risk of morbidity among ethnic minorities, though evidence is mixed. Measures of ethnic density are commonly...
- FERTILITY AND FAMILY PLANNING DIFFERENTIALS AMONG CASTE GROUPS IN RAJASTHAN. NAGDEVE, DEWARAM ABHIMAN // Journal of Family Welfare;Dec2012, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p40
The article presents a study which examines the family planning and fertility differentials among caste groups by demographic and socio-economic characteristics of women in Rajasthan, India. The study uses data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-3 conducted in the country from 2005 to...