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  1. Content type: Systematic review

    Clinical trials for identification of efficient and effective new diagnostic and treatment modalities are needed to address disproportionately high burden of communicable (e.g., HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and mal...

    Authors: Chalachew Alemayehu, Geoffrey Mitchell and Jane Nikles

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:37

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  2. Content type: Research

    Public health research often focuses on gender differences within certain diagnoses, but so far research has failed to explain these differences in a satisfactory way. Theoretical development could be one prer...

    Authors: Anne Hammarström and Gunnel Hensing

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:34

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  3. Content type: Research

    Disparities across a number of health indicators between the general population and particular racial and cultural minority groups including African Americans, Native Americans and Latino/a Americans have been...

    Authors: Stephane M. Shepherd, Cynthia Willis-Esqueda, Yin Paradies, Diane Sivasubramaniam, Juanita Sherwood and Teresa Brockie

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:33

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  4. Content type: Research

    In advanced economies, economic factors have been found to be associated with many health outcomes, including health-related quality of life (HRQL), and people’s health is affected more by income inequality th...

    Authors: Zhijun Tan, Fuyan Shi, Haiyue Zhang, Ning Li, Yongyong Xu and Ying Liang

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:32

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  5. Content type: Research

    In resource-constrained health systems medical travel is a common alternative to seeking unavailable health services. This paper was motivated by the need to understand better the impact of such travel on hous...

    Authors: Mariyam Suzana, Helen Walls, Richard Smith and Johanna Hanefeld

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:30

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  6. Content type: Research

    Chronic stress associated with high income inequality has been hypothesized to increase CVD risk and other adverse health outcomes. However, most evidence comes from high-income countries, and there is limited...

    Authors: Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo, Ichiro Kawachi, S. V. Subramanian and Mauricio Avendano

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:31

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  7. Content type: Research

    The inequality of health human resource is a worldwide problem, and solving it also is one of the major goals of China’s recent health system reform. Yet there is a huge disparity among cities in mainland Chin...

    Authors: Dan Li, Zhongliang Zhou, Yafei Si, Yongjian Xu, Chi Shen, Yiyang Wang and Xiao Wang

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:29

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  8. Content type: Research

    In Aotearoa/New Zealand, Māori, as the indigenous people, experience chronic kidney disease at three times the rate of non-Māori, non-Pacific New Zealanders. Māori commence dialysis treatment for end-stage kid...

    Authors: Tania Huria, Suetonia Palmer, Lutz Beckert, Jonathan Williman and Suzanne Pitama

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:27

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  9. Content type: Research

    Disparities in access to primary care (PC) have been demonstrated within and between health systems. However, few studies have assessed the factors associated with multiple barriers to access occurring along t...

    Authors: L. Corscadden, J. F. Levesque, V. Lewis, E. Strumpf, M. Breton and G. Russell

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:28

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  10. Content type: Research

    The complex ways in which experiences of discrimination are patterned in society, including the exposure of communities to multiple overlapping forms of discrimination within social systems of oppression, is i...

    Authors: Donna Cormack, James Stanley and Ricci Harris

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:26

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  11. Content type: Research

    The purpose was to develop and test a population health measure that combines mean health outcomes and inequalities into a single GDP-like metric to help policymakers measure population health performance on b...

    Authors: David Kindig, Nicholas Lardinois, Yukiko Asada and John Mullahy

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:25

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  12. Content type: Research

    Empirical evidence shows that the relationship between health-seeking behaviour and diverse gender elements, such as gendered social status, social control, ideology, gender process, marital status and procrea...

    Authors: Moumita Das, Federica Angeli, Anja J. S. M. Krumeich and Onno C. P. van Schayck

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:24

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  13. Content type: Research

    Nepal has committed to the global community to achieve universal health coverage by 2030. Nevertheless, Nepal still has a high proportion of out-of-pocket health payment and a limited risk-pooling mechanism. O...

    Authors: Mamata Ghimire, Rakesh Ayer and Masahide Kondo

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:23

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  14. Content type: Research

    Although numerous epidemiological studies on cholecystectomy have been conducted worldwide, only a few have considered the effect of socioeconomic inequalities on cholecystectomy outcomes. Specifically, few st...

    Authors: Ping Lu, Nan-Ping Yang, Nien-Tzu Chang, K. Robert Lai, Kai-Biao Lin and Chien-Lung Chan

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:22

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  15. Content type: Research

    Public and policy attention to female genital mutilation (FGM) in diaspora communities has increased in Europe, but research remains limited and misinformation abounds. As a first step to addressing these issu...

    Authors: Helen Baillot, Nina Murray, Elaine Connelly and Natasha Howard

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:21

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  16. Content type: Research

    Health insurance contributes to reducing the economic burden of disease and improving access to healthcare. In 2016, the Chinese government announced the integration of the New Cooperative Medical Scheme (NCMS...

    Authors: Yue Wu, Liang Zhang, Xuejiao Liu, Ting Ye and Yongfei Wang

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:20

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  17. Content type: Research

    Interventions that promote healthier lifestyles among Latinos often involve community health workers (CHWs). CHWs can effectively advocate for healthier lifestyles and may be pivotal in addressing such mental ...

    Authors: Joseph Perales, Belinda M. Reininger, MinJae Lee and Stephen H. Linder

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:19

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  18. Content type: Research

    Although many studies have analyzed health insurance worldwide, most focus on whole populations rather than specific vulnerable groups. There is a lack of studies that compare different schemes. This paper eva...

    Authors: Zhonghua Wang, Xiangjun Li, Mingsheng Chen and Lei Si

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:17

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  19. Content type: Review

    Social exclusion is a concept that has been widely debated in recent years; a particular focus of the discussion has been its significance in relation to health. The meanings of the phrase “social exclusion”, ...

    Authors: Patrick O’Donnell, Diarmuid O’Donovan and Khalifa Elmusharaf

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:15

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  20. Content type: Research

    Students seeking degrees in healthcare in Ecuador participate in community improvement projects and provide free health services under the supervision of faculty health professionals. The aim of this study is ...

    Authors: Rebecca L. Walcott, Angela M. Murcia, Gloria M. Berry, Christian F. Juna, María Isabel Roldós and Phaedra S. Corso

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:16

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  21. Content type: Systematic review

    Community-based health insurance (CBHI) has evolved as an alternative health financing mechanism to out of pocket payments in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), particularly in areas where government or...

    Authors: Racha Fadlallah, Fadi El-Jardali, Nour Hemadi, Rami Z. Morsi, Clara Abou Abou Samra, Ali Ahmad, Khurram Arif, Lama Hishi, Gladys Honein-AbouHaidar and Elie A. Akl

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:13

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  22. Content type: Research

    Payment for performance (P4P) strategies, which provide financial incentives to health workers and/or facilities for reaching pre-defined performance targets, can improve healthcare utilisation and quality. P4...

    Authors: Peter Binyaruka, Bjarne Robberstad, Gaute Torsvik and Josephine Borghi

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:14

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  23. Content type: Review

    To (1) gain an understanding of current trajectories of Aboriginal young people through the mental health care system in Australia; (2) summarize what mental health care pathways have been developed or evaluat...

    Authors: Alexandra Kilian and Anna Williamson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:12

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  24. Content type: Research

    In Germany copayment for medical consultation was eliminated in 2013, and in Spain universal health coverage was partly restricted in 2012. This study shows the relationship between income and the use of healt...

    Authors: Lourdes Lostao, Siegfried Geyer, Romana Albaladejo, Almudena Moreno-Lostao, Elena Ronda and Enrique Regidor

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:11

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  25. Content type: Research

    According to the recommendations of the World Health Organization Commission On Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) for intersectoral action on health, the well-being of and equity in health within a populati...

    Authors: Toktam Paykani, Hassan Rafiey and Homeira Sajjadi

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:10

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  26. Content type: Research

    Although Swedish legislation prescribes equity in healthcare, studies have reported inequalities, both in face-to-face encounters and in telephone nursing. Research has suggested that telephone nursing has the...

    Authors: Anna T. Höglund, Marianne Carlsson, Inger K. Holmström, Linda Lännerström and Elenor Kaminsky

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:9

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  27. Content type: Systematic review

    Excessive drinking leads to poor absorption of nutrients and homeless problem-drinkers often have nutritionally inadequate diets. Depletion of nutrients such as vitamin B1 can lead to cognitive impairment, whi...

    Authors: Sharea Ijaz, Helen Thorley, Katie Porter, Clare Fleming, Tim Jones, Joanna Kesten, Loubaba Mamluk, Alison Richards, Elsa M. R. Marques and Jelena Savović

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:8

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  28. Content type: Research

    The two-step floating catchment area (2SFCA) method, which is one of the most widely used methods for measuring healthcare spatial accessibility, defines the catchment area of each facility as the area within ...

    Authors: Zhuolin Tao, Yang Cheng, Qingjing Zheng and Guicai Li

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:7

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  29. Content type: Study protocol

    The purpose of this paper is to propose a protocol for researching the impact of rural youth health service strategies on health care access. There has been no published comprehensive assessment of the effecti...

    Authors: Isabel Goicolea, Dean Carson, Miguel San Sebastian, Monica Christianson, Maria Wiklund and Anna-Karin Hurtig

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:6

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  30. Content type: Research

    Street-level workers play a key role in public health policies in Africa, as they are often the ones to ensure their implementation. In Burkina Faso, the State formulated two different user-fee exemption polic...

    Authors: Valéry Ridde, Gerald Leppert, Hervé Hien, Paul Jacob Robyn and Manuela De Allegri

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:5

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  31. Content type: Research

    Successful tuberculosis (TB) treatment is essential to effective TB control. TB-HIV coinfection, social determinants and access to services influenced by rural residence can affect treatment outcome. We examin...

    Authors: Aishatu Lawal Adamu, Muktar H. Aliyu, Najiba Aliyu Galadanci, Baba Maiyaki Musa, Umar Muhammad Lawan, Usman Bashir and Ibrahim Abubakar

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:4

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  32. Content type: Research

    Women’s health is defined as a continuum throughout their whole lives. In China, women receive life-round preventative and curative health care from the health system, although the universal access to reproduc...

    Authors: Zhenghong Ren, Peige Song, Xinlei Chang, Jiawen Wang and Lin An

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:3

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  33. Content type: Research

    Low socioeconomic status can increase the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, but it remains unclear whether this negative association is attributed to inadequate prenatal care. Korea has been adopting a unive...

    Authors: Min Kyoung Kim, Seung Mi Lee, Sung-Hee Bae, Hyun Joo Kim, Nam Gu Lim, Seok-Jun Yoon, Jin Yong Lee and Min-Woo Jo

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:2

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  34. Content type: Research

    Many low- and middle-income countries are reforming their health financing mechanisms as part of broader strategies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC). Voluntary social health insurance, despite eviden...

    Authors: Jane Goudge, Olufunke A. Alaba, Veloshnee Govender, Bronwyn Harris, Nonhlanhla Nxumalo and Matthew F. Chersich

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:1

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  35. Content type: Research

    Purchasing is a health financing function that involves the transfer of pooled resources to providers on behalf of a covered population. Little attention has been paid to the extent to which the views of that ...

    Authors: Ogochukwu Ibe, Ayako Honda, Enyi Etiaba, Nkoli Ezumah, Kara Hanson and Obinna Onwujekwe

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:216

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  36. Content type: Research

    Quality emergency care is a critical component of a well-functioning health system. However, severely ill children often face barriers to timely, appropriate care in less-developed health systems. Such barrier...

    Authors: Emily Treleaven, Toan Ngoc Pham, Duy Ngoc Le, Trevor N. Brooks, Hai Thanh Le and J. Colin Partridge

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:215

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  37. Content type: Research

    Obesity has become a global health challenge as its prevalence has increased globally in recent decades. Studies in high-income countries have shown that obesity is more prevalent among the poor. In contrast, ...

    Authors: Cahya Utamie Pujilestari, Lennarth Nyström, Margareta Norberg, Lars Weinehall, Mohammad Hakimi and Nawi Ng

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:214

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  38. Content type: Research

    While women and girls are made vulnerable by inequitable and violent versions of masculinities, there is increasing evidence that gender equality will not be achieved without partnering with men. The aim of th...

    Authors: Hendrew Lusey, Miguel San Sebastian, Monica Christianson and Kerstin E. Edin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:213

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  39. Content type: Research

    Previous studies about inequality in children’s health focused more on physical health than the neurodevelopment. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the inequality in early childhood neurodevelopment in poor ...

    Authors: Cuihong Zhang, Chunxia Zhao, Xiangyu Liu, Qianwei Wei, Shusheng Luo, Sufang Guo, Jingxu Zhang, Xiaoli Wang and Robert W. Scherpbier

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:212

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  40. Content type: Research

    China’s health system has shown remarkable progress in health provision and health outcomes in recent decades, however inequality in health care utilization persists and poses a serious social problem. While g...

    Authors: Dawei Zhu, Na Guo, Jian Wang, Stephen Nicholas and Li Chen

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:210

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  41. Content type: Research

    Access to health services is in part defined by the spatial distribution of healthcare equipment. To ensure equity in the provision of health services, it is important to examine availability across different ...

    Authors: Pedro Vasconcelos Amaral, Thiago Augusto Hernandes Rocha, Allan Claudius Queiroz Barbosa, Adriana Lein and João Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:209

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  42. Content type: Research

    A focus on equity in health can be seen in many global development goals and reports, research and international declarations. With the development of a relevant framework and methods, the Campbell and Cochran...

    Authors: Peter Tugwell, Jennifer Petkovic, Vivian Welch, Jennifer Vincent, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Rachel Churchill, Don deSavigny, Lawrence Mbuagbaw and Tomas Pantoja

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:208

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  43. Content type: Research

    The frequent outbreak of environmental threats in China has resulted in increased criticism regarding the health effects of China’s urbanization. Urbanization is a double-edged sword with regard to health in C...

    Authors: Hongsheng Chen, Ye Liu, Zhigang Li and Desheng Xue

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:207

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  44. Content type: Research

    Southwest China is home to more than 30 ethnic minority groups. Since most of these populations reside in mountainous areas, convenient access to medical services is an important metric of how well their livel...

    Authors: Xiaoyan Wei, Xuejun Liu, Liang Cheng, Lele Sun, Yingying Pan and Wenwen Zong

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:206

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  45. Content type: Research

    Cognitive development in childhood is negatively affected by socioeconomic disadvantage. This study examined whether differences in fetal environment might mediate the association between family socioeconomic ...

    Authors: Christopher James Playford, Chris Dibben and Lee Williamson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:203

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