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  1. Content type: Research

    Although the prevalence of diabetes is three to five times higher in UK South Asians than Whites, there are no reports of the extent of ethnicity recording in routine general practice, and few population-based...

    Authors: Michael A Soljak, Azeem Majeed, Joseph Eliahoo and Anne Dornhorst

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:8

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  2. Content type: Research

    Although health equity issues at regional, national and international levels are receiving increasing attention, health equity issues at the local level have been virtually overlooked. Here, we describe here a...

    Authors: Henry B Perry, Leslie W King-Schultz, Asma S Aftab and John H Bryant

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:7

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  3. Content type: Research

    Communities of extreme poverty suffer disproportionately from a wide range of adverse outcomes, but are often neglected or underserved by organized services and research attention. In order to target the first...

    Authors: Martin Casapia, Serene A Joseph and Theresa W Gyorkos

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:6

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  4. Content type: Research

    Implementation of known effective interventions would necessitate the reduction of malaria burden by half by the year 2010. Identifying geographical disparities of coverage of these interventions at small area...

    Authors: Lawrence N Kazembe, Christopher C Appleton and Immo Kleinschmidt

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:5

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  5. Content type: Research

    Although there are wide variations in mortality between developed and developing countries, socioeconomic inequalities in health exist in both the societies. The study examined socioeconomic inequalities of ne...

    Authors: Abdur Razzaque, Peter Kim Streatfield and Dave R Gwatkin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:4

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  6. Content type: Research

    The pace of redressing inequities in the distribution of scarce health care resources in Namibia has been slow. This is due primarily to adherence to the historical incrementalist type of budgeting that has be...

    Authors: Eyob Zere, Custodia Mandlhate, Thomas Mbeeli, Kalumbi Shangula, Kauto Mutirua and William Kapenambili

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:3

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  7. Content type: Research

    There is a growing body of literature highlighting inequities in GP practice prescribing rates for a number of drug therapies. The small amount of research on statin prescribing has either focussed on variatio...

    Authors: Paul R Ward, Peter R Noyce and Antony S St Leger

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:2

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  8. Content type: Research

    It is well known that unemployment is a great problem both to the exposed individual and to the whole society. Unemployment is reported as more common among young people compared to the general level of unempl...

    Authors: Lars Axelsson, Ingemar H Andersson, Lena Edén and Göran Ejlertsson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2007 6:1

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  9. Content type: Research

    Household food insecurity and under-nutrition remain critically important in developing countries struggling to emerge from the scourge of poverty, where historically, improvements in economic conditions have ...

    Authors: Rathavuth Hong, James E Banta and Jose A Betancourt

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:15

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  10. Content type: Commentary

    In this Commentary, we aim to synthesize recent epidemiological data on tobacco and health inequalities for New Zealand and present it in new ways. We also aim to describe both existing and potential tobacco cont...

    Authors: Nick Wilson, Tony Blakely and Martin Tobias

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:14

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:16

  11. Content type: Research

    Within the health literature, a major goal is to understand distribution of service utilisation by social location. Given equivalent access, differential incidence leads to an expectation of differential servi...

    Authors: Moyra E Brackley, Margaret J Penning and Mary L Lesperance

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:12

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  12. Content type: Research

    The reduction of health inequalities is a focus of many national and international health organisations. The need for pragmatic evidence-based approaches has led to the development of a number of evidence-base...

    Authors: Peter Tugwell, Annette O'Connor, Neil Andersson, Sharmila Mhatre, Elizabeth Kristjansson, Mary Jane Jacobsen, Vivian Robinson, Jan Hatcher-Roberts, Beverley Shea, Daniel Francis, Jil Beardmore, George A Wells and Joe Losos

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:11

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  13. Content type: Research

    Indigenous peoples in Australia are disadvantaged on all markers of health and social status across the life course. Psychosocial factors are implicated in the aetiology of chronic diseases and in pathways und...

    Authors: Mark Daniel, Alex Brown, JGarnggulkpuy Dhurrkay, Margaret D Cargo and Kerin O'Dea

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:10

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  14. Content type: Research

    In the United States, life expectancy is significantly lower among blacks than whites. We examined whether socioeconomic status (SES) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors may help explain this disparity.

    Authors: Paul J Nietert, Susan E Sutherland, Julian E Keil and David L Bachman

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:8

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  15. Content type: Research

    The objective of the study was to observe the inequality in health from the perspective of socio-economic factors in relation to ethnic Pakistanis and ethnic Norwegians in Oslo, Norway.

    Authors: Hammad Raza Syed, Odd Steffen Dalgard, Akhtar Hussain, Ingvild Dalen, Bjorgulf Claussen and Nora L Ahlberg

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:7

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  16. Content type: Research

    A public hospital in New Mexico required collection of 50% of estimated costs prior to elective surgeries for self-pay patients. This study assesses the impact of this policy on access to elective surgical pro...

    Authors: Will Kaufman, Augustine S Chavez, Betty Skipper and Arthur Kaufman

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:6

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  17. Content type: Research

    This paper examines an aspect of the problem of measuring inequality in health services. The measures that are commonly applied can be misleading because such measures obscure the difficulty in obtaining a com...

    Authors: Ruth FG Williams and DP Doessel

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:5

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  18. Content type: Research

    There are large variations in mental health prescribing in UK populations. However the underlying reasons for these differences, which may be related to differences in prevalence, cultural expectations or prac...

    Authors: Elizabeth Goyder, Chris Dibben, Michael Grimsley, Jean Peters, Lindsay Blank and Elizabeth Ellis

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:4

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  19. Content type: Annotated bibliography

    The aim of the paper is to critically review the notion of social capital and review empirical literature on the association between social capital and health across countries. The methodology used for the rev...

    Authors: M Kamrul Islam, Juan Merlo, Ichiro Kawachi, Martin Lindström and Ulf-G Gerdtham

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:3

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  20. Content type: Research

    According to the last census, Morocco has a population approaching 30 million people. The country has made good progress in the control of preventable childhood diseases but social inequalities and health ineq...

    Authors: Abdesslam Boutayeb

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2006 5:1

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    Undernutrition – protein energy malnutrition or specific nutrient deficiencies – has been an inherent characteristic of impoverished populations throughout the world. Over-nutrition, obesity and nutrition imba...

    Authors: Robert J Karp, Cindy Cheng and Alan F Meyers

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:10

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  22. Content type: Commentary

    Nepal has witnessed serious human rights violations including arbitrary arrests, detentions, "disappearances", extra judicial executions, abductions and torture carried out by both the Royal Nepalese Army and ...

    Authors: Sonal Singh, Khagendra Dahal and Edward Mills

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:9

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  23. Content type: Research

    The Kenya Partnership for Health (KPH) program began in 1999, and is currently one of the 12 field projects participating in the WHO's 'Towards Unity for Health initiative' implemented to develop partnership syne...

    Authors: Nzioka M Solomon

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:8

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  24. Content type: Research

    In order to be optimally effective, continuing training programmes for health-care professionals need to be tailored so that they target specific knowledge deficits, both in terms of topic content and appropri...

    Authors: Anthony Shakeshaft, Bijan Nassirimanesh, Carolyn Day and Kate A Dolan

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:7

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  25. Content type: Research

    In developing countries, user fees may represent an important source of revenues for private-non-for-profit hospitals, but they may also affect access, use and equity.

    Authors: Joseph Amone, Salome Asio, Adriano Cattaneo, Annet Kakinda Kweyatulira, Anna Macaluso, Gavino Maciocco, Maurice Mukokoma, Luca Ronfani and Stefano Santini

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    African-American women are disproportionately affected by HIV, accounting for 60% of all cases among women in the United States. Although their race is not a precursor for HIV, the socioeconomic and cultural d...

    Authors: E James Essien, Angela F Meshack, Ronald J Peters, GO Ogungbade and Nora I Osemene

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:4

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  27. Content type: Research

    There is a small, but growing body of literature highlighting inequities in GP practice prescribing rates for many drug therapies. The aim of this paper is to further explore the equity of prescribing for five...

    Authors: Paul R Ward, Peter R Noyce and Antony S St Leger

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:3

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  28. Content type: Research

    By the dawn of the third millennium, non communicable diseases are sweeping the entire globe, with an increasing trend in developing countries where, the transition imposes more constraints to deal with the do...

    Authors: Abdesslam Boutayeb and Saber Boutayeb

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    In response to the Kosovo crisis, Canada received 5,500 Albanian Kosovar refugees in 1999 as part of the emergency humanitarian evacuation and settlement effort. This study attempts to describe the experiences...

    Authors: Nancy Fowler, Lynda Redwood-Campbell, Elizabeth Molinaro, Michelle Howard, Janusz Kaczorowski, Morteza Jafarpour and Susan Robinson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2005 4:1

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  30. Content type: Research

    Health disparities are a growing concern. Recently, we conducted a practice-based trial to help primary care physicians improve adherence with 21 quality indicators relevant to the primary and secondary preven...

    Authors: Paul J Nietert, Steven M Ornstein, Ruth G Jenkins, Loraine F Roylance, Lori M Dickerson and Chris Feifer

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2004 3:12

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  31. Content type: Research

    The objective of the study was to compare the prevalence and severity of musculo-skeletal pain between two socioeconomically contrasting areas in Oslo, Norway, and to explore possible explanatory factors.

    Authors: Mette Brekke and Per Hjortdahl

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2004 3:10

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  32. Content type: Research

    Health and nutrition inequality is a result of a complex web of factors that include socio-economic inequalities. Various socio-economic indicators exist however some do not accurately predict inequalities in ...

    Authors: Henry Wamani, Thorkild Tylleskär, Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, James K Tumwine and Stefan Peterson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2004 3:9

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  33. Content type: Research

    Malaria is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in Nigeria. It is not known how user fees introduced under the Bamako Initiative (BI) system affect healthcare seeking among different socio-econ...

    Authors: Benjamin SC Uzochukwu and Obinna E Onwujekwe

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2004 3:6

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  34. Content type: Research

    The relationship between primary source of income and HIV risk behaviors and the racial/ethnic differences in risk behavior profiles among disadvantaged populations have not been fully explored. This is unusua...

    Authors: E James Essien, Michael W Ross, Mark L Williams, Angela F Meshack, Maria E Fernández-Esquer, Ronald J Peters and GO Ogungbade

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2004 3:5

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  35. Content type: Research

    Research on health equity which mainly utilises population-based surveys, may be hampered by serious selection bias due to a considerable number of invitees declining to participate. Sufficient information fro...

    Authors: Anne Johanne Søgaard, Randi Selmer, Espen Bjertness and Dag Thelle

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2004 3:3

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  36. Content type: Research

    Educational interventions are grounded on scientific data and assumptions about the community to be served. While the Pan Asian community is composed of multiple, ethnic subgroups, it is often treated as a sin...

    Authors: Georgia Robins Sadler, Lisa Ryujin, Tammy Nguyen, Gia Oh, Grace Paik and Brenda Kustin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2003 2:12

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  37. Content type: Research

    Imbalance in the distribution of human resources for health (HRH), eventually leading to inequities in health services delivery and population health outcomes, is an issue of social and political concern in ma...

    Authors: Neeru Gupta, Pascal Zurn, Khassoum Diallo and Mario R Dal Poz

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2003 2:11

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  38. Content type: Research

    During the last decades research has disclosed gender differences and gender bias in different fields of academic and clinical medicine. Consequently, a gender perspective has been asked for in medical curricu...

    Authors: Gunilla Risberg, Eva E Johansson, Göran Westman and Katarina Hamberg

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2003 2:10

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