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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Progress towards the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG1) to end poverty and hunger has lagged behind attainment of other MDGs due to chronic poverty and worldwide inequity in access to adequate health car...

    Authors: Agnès Binagwaho, Mawuena Agbonyitor, Alphonse Rukundo, Niloo Ratnayake, Fidel Ngabo, Josephine Kayumba, Bridget Dowdle, Elena Chopyak and Mary C Smith Fawzi

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:61

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. The importance of gender in understanding health practices and illness experiences is increasingly recognized, and key to this work is a better understanding of the application of gender relations. The influen...

    Authors: Joan L Bottorff, John L Oliffe, Carole A Robinson and Joanne Carey

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:60

    Content type: Research

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  14. Improving maternal health is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals. It is widely accepted that the use of maternal health services helps in reducing maternal morbidity and mortality. The utilization of...

    Authors: Tej Ram Jat, Nawi Ng and Miguel San Sebastian

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:59

    Content type: Research

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  15. Although the Republic of Vanuatu has improved maternal indicators, more needs to be done to improve equity among the poorest in the use of reproductive health services to expedite the progress towards the Mill...

    Authors: Mosiur Rahman, Syed E Haque, Md G Mostofa, Len Tarivonda and Muhammad Shuaib

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:58

    Content type: Research

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  16. The movement of women across international borders is occurring at greater rates than ever before, yet the relationship between migration and women's health has been under-explored. One reason may be difficult...

    Authors: Lisa Merry, Anita J Gagnon, Isabelle Hemlin, Heather Clarke and Jason Hickey

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:56

    Content type: Research

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  17. Achieving health equity is a pertinent need of the developing health systems. Though policy process is crucial for planning and attaining health equity, the existing evidences on policy processes are scanty in...

    Authors: Saji S Gopalan, Satyanarayan Mohanty and Ashis Das

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:55

    Content type: Research

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  18. Longitudinal studies using multi-level models to examine health inequalities in lower and middle income countries (LMICs) are rare. We explored socio-economic gradients in health among small farm members parti...

    Authors: Donald C Cole, Fadya A Orozco, Selahadin Ibrahim and Susitha Wanigaratne

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:54

    Content type: Research

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  19. Roma, the largest minority group in Europe, face widespread racism and health disadvantage. Using qualitative data from Serbia and Macedonia, our objective was to develop a conceptual framework showing how thr...

    Authors: Teresa Janevic, Pooja Sripad, Elizabeth Bradley and Vera Dimitrievska

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:53

    Content type: Research

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  20. Few studies have measured gender inequality at levels lower than the country. We sought to develop neighbourhood indicators of gender inequality, and assess their ability to capture variability in gender inequ...

    Authors: Lum Tamambang, Nathalie Auger, Ernest Lo and Marie-France Raynault

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:52

    Content type: Research

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  21. Surprisingly few studies have investigated the interplay of multiple factors affecting self-rated health outcomes and the role of social capital on health in developing countries, a prerequisite to strengtheni...

    Authors: Jane M Cramm and Anna P Nieboer

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:51

    Content type: Research

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  22. There is need for new information about the socio-economic and geographic differences in health seeking and expenditures on many health conditions, so to help to design interventions that will reduce inequity ...

    Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Chima Onoka, Benjamin Uzochukwu and Kara Hanson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:50

    Content type: Research

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  23. The STOP TB Partnership aims to improve global tuberculosis (TB) control through expanding access to the directly observed treatment short course (DOTS) strategy. One approach to this is 'Engaging all Care Pro...

    Authors: Rasmus Malmborg, Gillian Mann and S Bertel Squire

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:49

    Content type: Research

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  24. Inequalities in health have received considerable attention from health scientists and economists. In South Africa, inequalities exist in socio-economic status (SES) and in access to basic social services and ...

    Authors: John E Ataguba, James Akazili and Di McIntyre

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:48

    Content type: Research

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  25. Over the past four decades, the Indonesian health care system has greatly expanded and the health of Indonesian people has improved although the rich-poor gap in health status and service access remains an iss...

    Authors: Budi Utomo, Purwa K Sucahya and Fita R Utami

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:47

    Content type: Research

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  26. Needs-based resource allocation is fundamental to equitable care provision, which can meet the often-complex, fluctuating needs of people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME). This ...

    Authors: Jose C de Carvalho Leite, Maria de L Drachler, Anne Killett, Swati Kale, Luis Nacul, Maggie McArthur, Chia Swee Hong, Lucy O'Driscoll, Derek Pheby, Peter Campion, Eliana Lacerda and Fiona Poland

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:46

    Content type: Research

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  27. In all countries people experience different social circumstances that result in avoidable differences in health. In New Zealand, Māori, Pacific peoples, and those with lower socioeconomic status experience hi...

    Authors: Nicolette F Sheridan, Timothy W Kenealy, Martin J Connolly, Faith Mahony, P Alan Barber, Mary Anne Boyd, Peter Carswell, Janet Clinton, Gerard Devlin, Robert Doughty, Lorna Dyall, Ngaire Kerse, John Kolbe, Ross Lawrenson and Allan Moffitt

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:45

    Content type: Research

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  28. Economic transition which took place in China over the last three decades, has led to a rapid marketization of the health care sector. Today inequity in health and poverty resulting from major illness has beco...

    Authors: Xiao Ma, Juying Zhang, Bruno Meessen, Kristof Decoster, Xiaohui Tang, Yang Yang and Xiaohui Ren

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:44

    Content type: Research

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  29. Social relations have repeatedly been found to be an important determinant of health. However, it is unclear whether the association between social relations and health is consistent throughout different statu...

    Authors: Nico Vonneilich, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Raimund Erbel, Jens Klein, Nico Dragano, Simone Weyers, Susanne Moebus, Johannes Siegrist and Olaf von dem Knesebeck

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:43

    Content type: Research

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  30. Surmang, Qinghai Province is a rural nomadic Tibetan region in western China recently devastated by the 2010 Yushu earthquake; little information is available on access and coverage of maternal and child healt...

    Authors: Mary Wellhoner, Anne CC Lee, Karen Deutsch, Mariette Wiebenga, Maria Freytsis, Sonam Drogha, Phuntsok Dongdrup, Karma Lhamo, Ojen Tsering, Tseyongjee, Dawa Khandro, Luke C Mullany and Lee Weingrad

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:42

    Content type: Research

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  31. In addition to economic inequalities, there has been growing concern over socioeconomic inequalities in health across income levels and/or regions. This study measures income-related health inequalities within...

    Authors: Eunju Hong and Byung Chul Ahn

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:41

    Content type: Research

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  32. This article considers how health services access and equity documents represent the problem of access to health services and what the effects of that representation might be for lesbian, gay, bisexual and tra...

    Authors: Andrea E Daley and Judith A MacDonnell

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:40

    Content type: Research

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  33. Equity in access to and utilization of health services is a common goal of policy-makers in most countries. The current study aimed to evaluate the distribution of need and access to health care services among...

    Authors: Aliasghar Ahmad Kiadaliri, Behzad Najafi and Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:39

    Content type: Research

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  34. One important goal of strengthening and renewal in primary healthcare (PHC) is achieving health equity, particularly for vulnerable populations. There has been a flurry of international activity toward the est...

    Authors: Sabrina T Wong, Annette J Browne, Colleen Varcoe, Josée Lavoie, Victoria Smye, Olive Godwin, Doreen Littlejohn and David Tu

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:38

    Content type: Research

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  35. Men and women have different patterns of health. These differences between the sexes present a challenge to the field of public health. The question why women experience more health problems than men despite t...

    Authors: Ann Sörlin, Lars Lindholm, Nawi Ng and Ann Öhman

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:37

    Content type: Research

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