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Inequalities in risks and outcomes in a health transitioning country: A review of a large national cohort of Thai adults

Friel, Sharon; Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Sleigh, Adrian C.; Seubsman, Sam-ang


This article reviews inequalities in health risks and outcomes based on a large longitudinal cohort study of distance-learning adult students enrolled at Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (n = 87,134). The study began in 2005 and the first follow-up was completed in 2009. Risks analyzed for health inequalities were divided into demographic, socioeconomic, geographical, behavioral, and environmental groups. Unequal risks and outcomes identified that would be amenable to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-29
Type: Journal article
Source: SAGE Open (2013)
DOI: 10.1177/2158244013505603


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