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The handbook of inequality and socioeconomic position : [concepts and measures]

Author: Bruna Galobardes; Debbie A Lawlor; Mary Shaw
Publisher: Bristol Policy 2007
Series: Health & society series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Useful for those wishing to quickly look up and understand key concepts and measurements relating to socioeconomic position and inequalities. This handbook includes a range of key concepts,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruna Galobardes; Debbie A Lawlor; Mary Shaw
ISBN: 1861347669 1861347677 9781861347664 9781861347671
OCLC Number: 255161540
Description: X, 238 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. 24 cm
Contents: Part one: Key concepts: Deprivation; Ethnicity; Health equity audits (HEAs)/profiles; Inequality/equality; Inequity/equity; Lay epidemiology; Life course socioeconomic position; Living standards; Official and vital statistics; Poverty; Psychosocial factors; Segregation; Social capital; Social class; Social exclusion; Social mobility; Social status; Social stratification; Status inconsistency; Wealth; Part two: Measures of socioeconomic position: Amenities; Benefit claimants; Breadline Britain and the Millennium Survey of Poverty and Social Exclusion; Cambridge Social Interaction and Stratification Scale (CAMSIS); Car access and ownership; Carstairs Deprivation Index; Child poverty - the official government measure; Deprivation indices; Education; Erikson and Goldthorpe class schema; Fuel poverty; Housing conditions; Housing status (including homelessness); Housing tenure; Housing wealth; Income; Index of Local Conditions 1991; Index of Local Deprivation 1998; Indices of Deprivation 2000; Indices of Deprivation 2004; Jarman underprivileged area (UPA) score; Job (in)security; National Statistics Socioeconomic Classification (NS-SEC); Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measure 2005 (NIMDM 2005); Occupation-based measures; Occupational Social Class - Registrar General's Social Classes (RGSC); Overcrowding; Poverty - the official government measure; Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2004 (SIMD 2004); Townsend Index of Deprivation; Unemployment; Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation 2005 (WIMD 2005); Part three: Measures of inequality: Absolute differences; Dissimilarity Index; Gini coefficient; Households Below Average Income (HBAI); Index of Disparity; Measures of average disproportionality; Range; Relative Concentration Index (RCI); Relative differences; Relative Index of Inequality (RII); Slope Index of Inequality (SII); Standardised outcomes; Theil Index and mean log deviation; Part four: Theoretical and methodological issues: Age-period cohort analysis (or effects); Atomistic fallacy; Bar charts; Box and whisker plots; Cartogram; Choropleth map; Correlation coefficients; Ecological fallacy; Funnel plots; Geographic information system (GIS); Incidence; Line graphs; Percentages; Populations; Prevalence; Proportional mortality ratio (PMR); Proportions; Scatterplots.
Series Title: Health & society series.
Responsibility: Mary Shaw; Bruna Galobardes; Debbie A. Lawlor ...
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