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Do women in major cities experience better health? A comparison of chronic conditions and their risk factors between women living in major cities and other cities in Indonesia

Christiani, Yodi; Byles, Julie; Tavener, Meredith; Dugdale, Paul


Background: Inhabitants of rural areas can be tempted to migrate to urban areas for the type and range of facilities available. Although urban inhabitants may benefit from greater access to human and social services, living in a big city can also bring disadvantages to some residents due to changes in social and physical environments. Design: We analysed data from 4,208 women aged 15 years old participating in the fourth wave of the Indonesia Family Life Survey. Chronic condition risk factors ...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Health Action
DOI: 10.3402/gha.v8.28540
Access Rights: Open Access


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