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Socioeconomic inequality profiles in physical and developmental health from 0-7 years: Australian national study

Nicholson, Jan; Lucas, Nina; Berthelsen, D; Wake, Melissa


Background: Early and persistent exposure to socioeconomic disadvantage impairs children's health and wellbeing. However, it is unclear at what age health inequalities emerge or whether these relationships vary across ages and outcomes. We address these issues using cross-sectional Australian population data on the physical and developmental health of children at ages 0-1, 2-3, 4-5 and 6-7 years. Methods: 10 physical and developmental health outcomes were assessed in 2004 and 2006 for two...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2009.103291


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