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Tracking and Decomposing Health and Disease Inequality in Thailand

Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Lim, Lynette; Carmichael, Gordon; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian

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Purpose: In middle-income countries, interest in the study of inequalities in health has focused on aggregate types of health outcomes, like rates of mortality. This work moves beyond such measures to focus on disease-specific health outcomes with the use of national health survey data. Methods: Cross-sectional data from the national Health and Welfare Survey 2003, covering 52,030 adult aged 15 or older, were analyzed. The health outcomes were the 20 most commonly reported diseases. The age-sex...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26717
Source: Annals of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2009.04.009

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