TITLE

Complex problems require complex solutions: the utility of social quality theory for addressing the Social Determinants of Health

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p630
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the social quality theory for addressing determinants of health (SDH) and a national survey conducted in Australia on the same. It states that metrics of the theory were developed so that researchers and governments could assess social quality within societies. It mentions that people with low income experience worse social quality in all its domain which include membership to organizations, socio-economic security and social empowerment.
ACCESSION #
66593076

 

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