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Does gender modify associations between Self Rated Health and the Social and Economic characteristics of local environments?

Kavanagh, Anne M; Bentley, Rebecca; Turrell, Gavin; Broom, Dorothy

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Objectives: To examine whether area level socioeconomic disadvantage and social capital have different relations with women's and men's self rated health. Methods: The study used data from 15 112 respondents to the 1998 Tasmanian (Australia) healthy communities study (60% response rate) nested within 41 statistical local areas. Gender stratified analyses were conducted of the associations between the index of relative socioeconomic disadvantage (IRSD) and social capital (neighbourhood...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26674
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2005.043562

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