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Unequal health : how inequality contributes to health or illness

Author: Grace Budrys
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text introduces a wealth of scientific information about health disparities among Americans. The book contrasts popular beliefs about the relevance of such factors as sex, race, poverty and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Statistiques médicales
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Budrys, Grace, 1943-
Unequal health.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003
(OCoLC)605957689
Online version:
Budrys, Grace, 1943-
Unequal health.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003
(OCoLC)606994672
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Budrys
ISBN: 0742527409 9780742527409 0742527417 9780742527416
OCLC Number: 51461133
Description: ix, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The tools: definitions, measures, and data sources --
Causes of death --
Age and sex --
Race and poverty --
Lifestyle and health behavior --
Medical care --
Genes --
Stress --
Social inequality --
Population health --
Policy.
Responsibility: Grace Budrys.

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Unequal Health could not have appeared at a more appropriate time. Inequality in health is arguably the most important public health issue confronting us today and yet, as we write, these Read more...

 
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