Health Inequalities: Lifecourse Approaches
George Davey Smith
Policy Press, 2003 - Medical - 548 pages
The life course perspective on adult health and on health inequalities in particular, is one of the most important recent developments in epidemiology and public health. This book brings together, in a single volume, the work of one of the most distinguished academics in the field. It specifically takes a life course approach to health inequalities.
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Patterns of health inequality I
Shrinking areas and mortality Davey Smith Dorling and Shaw 1998
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adulthood age-adjusted all-cause mortality American Journal analyses area-based Blane body mass index Britain British Medical Journal cancer mortality car ownership cardiovascular disease causes of death Census childhood cholesterol cohort Community Health coronary heart disease correlations Davey Smith death rates deprivation category diabetes differences differentials in mortality disease mortality employment grade England and Wales Epidemiology and Community ethnic groups exposures follow-up gradient health inequalities height higher households income inequality increased inequalities in health influence insulin resistance ischaemic heart disease Journal of Epidemiology Journal of Public Labour Lancet leg length lifecourse London lung cancer measures Medicine mortality differentials mortality rates mortality risk MRFIT non-manual Number of deaths nutrition occupational social class population poverty Public Health relative rates relative risk reported respiratory screening smoking SMRs social circumstances social class socioeconomic circumstances socioeconomic differentials socioeconomic position stomach cancer stroke Table trends Whitehall Study women zipcode areas