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  1. Women represent a growing proportion of older people and experience increasing disability in their longer lives. Using a universally agreed definition of disability based on the International Classification of...

    Authors: Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor, Jennifer Stewart Williams, Ben Jann, Paul Kowal, Alana Officer, Aleksandra Posarac and Somnath Chatterji

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:52

    Content type: Research

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  2. Out-of-pocket (OOP) payment on healthcare is dominant mode of financing in developing countries. In Pakistan it is 67% of total expenditure on healthcare. Analysis of determinants of OOP health expenditure is ...

    Authors: Ashar Muhammad Malik and Shah Iqbal Azam Syed

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:51

    Content type: Research

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  3. Women have in general poorer self-rated health than men. Both material and psychosocial conditions have been found to be associated with self-rated health. We investigated whether two such factors, financial i...

    Authors: Anu Molarius, Fredrik Granström, Inna Feldman, Marina Kalander Blomqvist, Helena Pettersson and Sirkka Elo

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:50

    Content type: Research

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  4. Little rigorous evidence exists on how health service utilization varies across socioeconomic groups after a user fee exemption policy has been implemented, and the evidence that does exist is mixed. In this p...

    Authors: Marianne El-Khoury, Laurel Hatt and Timothee Gandaho

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:49

    Content type: Research

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  5. In this study we investigated the distribution of self-reported health care utilisation by education and household income in a county population in Norway, in a universal public health care system based on ide...

    Authors: Eirik Vikum, Steinar Krokstad and Steinar Westin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:48

    Content type: Research

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  6. Ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in the Swedish health care system have increased. Most indicators suggest that immigrants have significantly poorer health than native Swedes. The purpose of this study wa...

    Authors: Sharareh Akhavan

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:47

    Content type: Research

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  7. Increasing urbanization and population density, and persisting inequities in health outcomes across socioeconomic groupings have raised concerns internationally regarding the health of the urban poor. These co...

    Authors: Sann Chan Soeung, John Grundy, Hean Sokhom, Diana Chang Blanc and Rasoka Thor

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:46

    Content type: Research

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  8. One issue that continues to attract the attention of public health researchers is the possible relationship in high-income countries between income, income inequality and infant mortality (IM). The aim of this...

    Authors: Laura Dallolio, Valentina Di Gregori, Jacopo Lenzi, Giuseppe Franchino, Simona Calugi, Gianfranco Domenighetti and Maria Pia Fantini

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:45

    Content type: Research

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  9. To report the extent of self-reported chronic diseases, self-rated health status (SRH) and healthcare utilization among residents in 1-2 room Housing Development Board (HDB) apartments in Toa Payoh.

    Authors: Pradeep Paul George, Bee Hoon Heng, Joseph Antonio De Castro Molina, Lai Yin Wong, Ng Charis Wei Lin and Jason Tian Seng Cheah

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:44

    Content type: Research

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  10. Millennium Development Goal 1 encourages local initiatives for the eradication of extreme poverty. However, monitoring is indispensable to insure that actions performed at higher policy levels attain success. ...

    Authors: Wilton Pérez, Elmer Zelaya Blandón, Lars-Åke Persson, Rodolfo Peña and Carina Källestål

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:43

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:72

  11. China introduced the urban resident basic medical insurance (URBMI) in 2007 to cover children and urban unemployed adults, in addition to the new cooperative medical scheme (NCMS) for rural residents in 2003 a...

    Authors: Jinan Liu, Lizheng Shi, Qingyue Meng and M Mahmud Khan

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:42

    Content type: Research

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  12. This article outlines the meaningful participation of eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members employed as community researchers investigating the impact of pandemic influenza in rural and...

    Authors: Jenny Kelly, Sherry Saggers, Kylie Taylor, Glenn Pearce, Peter Massey, Jennifer Bull, Travis Odo, John Thomas, Rosita Billycan, Jenni Judd, Susan Reilly and Shayne Ahboo

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:40

    Content type: Research

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  13. Current evidence on the root-causes of deaths among children younger than 5years is critical to direct international efforts to improve child survival, focus on health promotion and achieve Millennium Developm...

    Authors: Bamgboye M Afolabi, Cecilia O Clement, Adejuwonlo Ekundayo and Duro Dolapo

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:39

    Content type: Research

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  14. At the beginning of 2007, health care reforms were implemented in Hungary in order to decrease public expenditure on health care. Reforms involved the increase of co-payments for pharmaceuticals and the introd...

    Authors: Petra Baji, Milena Pavlova, László Gulácsi and Wim Groot

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:36

    Content type: Research

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  15. In recent decades, the foreign population in Spain has increased significantly, particularly for Catalonia, an autonomous region of Spain (2.90% in 2000 and 15.95% in 2010) and in particular Girona province (6...

    Authors: Carme Saurina, Laura Vall-llosera and Marc Saez

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:35

    Content type: Research

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  16. There is an urgent need for universal access to modern contraceptives in Nigeria, to facilitate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and other national goals. This study provides information on ...

    Authors: Obinna E Onwujekwe, Chinwe Ogbonna, Nkoli Uguru, Benjamin SC Uzochukwu, Agathe Lawson and Bannet Ndyanabangi

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:34

    Content type: Research

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  17. This study assesses trends in horizontal equity in the utilization of healthcare services from 1998 to 2008--a period of major economic and social change in Brazil.

    Authors: James Macinko and Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:33

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2014 13:101

  18. Fair processes in decision making need the involvement of stakeholders who can discuss issues and reach an agreement based on reasons that are justifiable and appropriate in meeting people’s needs. In Tanzania...

    Authors: Elizabeth H Shayo, Ole F Norheim, Leonard E G Mboera, Jens Byskov, Stephen Maluka, Peter Kamuzora and Astrid Blystad

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:30

    Content type: Research

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  19. Previous studies have shown that delayed detection of several cancers is related to socioeconomic deprivation as measured by the Wellbeing Index (WI) in Texas, the United States of America (USA). The current s...

    Authors: Gordon Gong, Eric Belasco, Kristopher A Hargrave, Conrad P Lyford and Billy U Philips Jr

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:29

    Content type: Research

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  20. Promoting health equity is a key goal of many public health systems. However, little is known about how equity is conceptualized in such systems, particularly as standards of public health practice are establi...

    Authors: Andrew D Pinto, Heather Manson, Bernadette Pauly, Joanne Thanos, Amanda Parks and Amy Cox

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:28

    Content type: Research

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  21. Long-term measures to reduce tobacco consumption in Australia have had differential effects in the population. The prevalence of smoking in Aboriginal peoples is currently more than double that of the non-Abor...

    Authors: Anna P Dawson, Margaret Cargo, Harold Stewart, Alwin Chong and Mark Daniel

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:27

    Content type: Research

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  22. Continued action is needed to tackle health inequalities in Canada, as those of lower income continue to be at higher risk for a range of negative health outcomes. There is arguably a lack of political will to...

    Authors: Ketan Shankardass, Aisha Lofters, Maritt Kirst and Carlos Quiñonez

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:26

    Content type: Research

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  23. Mexican-origin women in the U.S. living in colonias (new-destination Mexican-immigrant communities) along the Texas-Mexico border suffer from a high incidence of food insecurity and diet-related chronic disease. ...

    Authors: Wesley R Dean, Joseph R Sharkey, Cassandra M Johnson and Julie St John

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:25

    Content type: Research

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  24. Vietnam has succeeded in reducing maternal mortality in the last decades. Analysis of survey data however indicate that large inequities exist between different segments of the population. We have analyzed uti...

    Authors: Emilia Goland, Dinh Thi Phuong Hoa and Mats Målqvist

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:24

    Content type: Research

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  25. Indigenous Australians suffer markedly higher rates of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) but are less likely than their non-Indigenous counterparts to receive a transplant. This difference is not fully explained...

    Authors: Kate Anderson, Jeannie Devitt, Joan Cunningham, Cilla Preece, Meg Jardine and Alan Cass

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:21

    Content type: Research

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  26. This study sought to identify factors associated with health service utilisation by individuals with mental disorders in a Canadian catchment area.

    Authors: Marie-Josée Fleury, Guy Grenier, Jean-Marie Bamvita, Michel Perreault, Yan Kestens and Jean Caron

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:20

    Content type: Research

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  27. Mental ill-health among children and young adults is a growing public health problem and research into causes involves consideration of family life and gender practice. This study aimed at exploring the associ...

    Authors: Lisa Norström, Lene Lindberg and Anna Månsdotter

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:19

    Content type: Research

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  28. Mental health is of special importance regarding socioeconomic inequalities in health. On the one hand, mental health status mediates the relationship between economic inequality and health; on the other hand,...

    Authors: Esmaeil Khedmati Morasae, Ameneh Setareh Forouzan, Reza Majdzadeh, Mohsen Asadi-Lari, Ahmad Ali Noorbala and Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:18

    Content type: Research

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  29. Tuberculosis remains a major public health problem in India with the country accounting for one-fifth or 21% of all tuberculosis cases reported globally. The purpose of the study was to obtain an understanding...

    Authors: Vishnu Vardhan Kamineni, Nevin Wilson, Anand Das, Srinath Satyanarayana, Sarabjit Chadha, Kuldeep Singh Sachdeva and Lakbir Singh Chauhan

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:17

    Content type: Research

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  30. Breast cancer screening rates have increased over time in the United States. However actual screening rates appear to be lower among black women compared with white women.

    Authors: Tomi F Akinyemiju, Amr S Soliman, May Yassine, Mousumi Banerjee, Kendra Schwartz and Sofia Merajver

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:16

    Content type: Research

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  31. In recent years, the country of Mongolia (population 2.8 million) has experienced rapid social changes associated with economic growth, persisting socio-economic inequities and internal migration. In order to ...

    Authors: Khandsuren Lhamsuren, Tserendolgor Choijiljav, Enkhtuya Budbazar, Surenchimeg Vanchinkhuu, Diana Chang Blanc and John Grundy

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:15

    Content type: Research

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  32. Data supporting external validity of trial results allows clinicians to assess the applicability of a study's findings to their practice population. Socio-economic status (SES) of trial participants may be cri...

    Authors: John Furler, Parker Magin, Marie Pirotta and Mieke van Driel

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:14

    Content type: Research

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  33. Addressing the underrepresentation of indigenous health professionals is recognised internationally as being integral to overcoming indigenous health inequities. This literature review aims to identify 'best p...

    Authors: Elana Curtis, Erena Wikaire, Kanewa Stokes and Papaarangi Reid

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:13

    Content type: Research

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  34. In recent years, the importance of social differences in the physician-patient relationship has frequently been the subject of research. A 2002 review synthesised the evidence on this topic. Considering the in...

    Authors: Evelyn Verlinde, Nele De Laender, Stéphanie De Maesschalck, Myriam Deveugele and Sara Willems

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:12

    Content type: Annotated bibliography

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  35. Until 2010, Burkina Faso was an exception to the international trend of abolishing user fees for antiretroviral treatment (ART). Patients were still expected to pay 1,500F CFA (2 Euros) per month for ART. Neve...

    Authors: Valéry Ridde, Paul Andre Somé and Catherine M Pirkle

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:11

    Content type: Research

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  36. Health care financing reforms in both China and Vietnam have resulted in greater financial difficulties in accessing health care, especially for the rural poor. Both countries have been developing rural health...

    Authors: Xiaoyun Liu, Shenglan Tang, Baorong Yu, Nguyen Khanh Phuong, Fei Yan, Duong Duc Thien and Rachel Tolhurst

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:10

    Content type: Research

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  37. This study expands on previous research on the healthy immigrant effect (HIE) in Canada by considering the effects of both immigrant and visible minority status on self-rated health for males and females in mid-(...

    Authors: Karen M Kobayashi and Steven G Prus

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:8

    Content type: Research

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  38. An understanding of the febrile illness experience of Nigerian nomadic Fulani is necessary for developing an appropriate strategy for extending malaria intervention services to them. An exploratory study of th...

    Authors: Oladele B Akogun, Minnakur A Gundiri, Jacqueline A Badaki, Sani Y Njobdi, Adedoyin O Adesina and Olumide T Ogundahunsi

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:5

    Content type: Research

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  39. In this paper, we create an index of economic exclusion based on validated questionnaires of economic hardship and material deprivation, and examine its association with health in Canada. The main study object...

    Authors: Emilie Renahy, Beatriz Alvarado-Llano, Maria Koh and Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:4

    Content type: Research

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  40. This study aims to resolve two limitations of previous studies. First, as only a few studies examining social capital have been conducted in non-western countries, it is inconclusive that the concept, which ha...

    Authors: Sehee Han, Heaseung Kim and Hee-Sun Lee

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2012 11:3

    Content type: Research

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