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Do differences in the administrative structure of populations confound comparisons of geographic health inequalities?

JACKSON, ANDREW; population health; public health; Background: Geographical health inequalities are naturally described by the variation in health outcomes between areas (e.g. mortality rates). However, comparisons made between countries are hampered by o ...

Educational inequalities among school leavers in Ireland 1979-1994

Smyth, Emer; Educational inequality; School leavers; Education; Quantitative methods; Ireland; The extent to which inequalities in educational outcomes persist in modern Ireland has been the subject of much debate. This paper investigates whether the rapi ...

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Child Health in Ireland

LAYTE, RICHARD; NOLAN, ANNE; Socio-Economic Health; Child Health; Inequalities; Ireland; There is extensive empirical evidence on the link between socio-economic status (SES) and child health outcomes. However, there is some international evidence that th ...

Health and the 2008 Economic Recession: Evidence from the United Kingdom

Astell-Burt, T. and Feng, X. Economic recession The economic recession which began in 2008 has resulted in a substantial increase in unemployment across many countries, including the United Kingdom. Strong association between unemployment and poor health ...

Inequalities and privileges: middle-class mothers and employment

O'Hagan, Clare; working mothers; inequality; This thesis explores the inequalities and privileges women experience by combining motherhood with paid employment. Examining the experiences of thirty ‘working mothers’ through an intersectional1 lens ...

Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Profile: Ireland

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Country profile, Country health, Benchmarking The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) is a collaborative project of nearly 500 researchers in 50 countries led by the Institute for Health Metrics and E ...

Information and communication technology in patient education and support for people with schizophrenia

Välimäki, M., et al Psychoeducational interventions, ICT, Education, Support, Schizophrenia, Psychosis Information and Communication Technology (ICT) includes the use of computers, telephones, television and radio, video and audio recordings. It consists ...

Health Inequalities

Scambler, G Nature, Health inequalities The evidence bearing on the nature and extent of health inequalities documented globally and in the UK is addressed, twin foci within the UK being (a) associations between socioeconomic classification and health and ...

Health Inequalities: A Response to Scambler

Coburn, D. Social structural, olitical determinants, Health inequalities Scambler presents an interesting selective review of the health inequalities literature. I leave to others a critique of his explanatory model. I focus, rather, on his main point: th ...

A Hole in Our Thinking: A Response to Scambler's 'Health Inequalities

Cockerham, W.C. Social structure, Society Marxist-oriented theory in medical sociology over the last twenty years or so has fallen into decline and perhaps even disrepair since the collapse of state socialism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. ...

'Between the Devil and Deep...': A Response to Cockerham and Coburn

Scambler, G. Health inequalities My review article on health inequalities benefitted early on from the helpful, detailed and occasionally critical comments of two of the anonymous referees approached by the editors of Sociology of Health and Illness; a th ...

Report on the State of Men's Health across 17 European Countries

European Men's Health Forum Men's Health, Health Inequity  This publication examines a broad range of men's health issues and health inequalities throughout 17 European countries. Request Full Article Health Inequalities Research and Evalua ...

Community Planning: The key to tackling health inequalities

This is a briefing paper outlinges how elected representatives can make a difference to the unequal and unfair distribution of health which exists in and between councils. Ten action points are suggested for councils. IPH, CDHN, NICVA and HPA Recommendati ...

IPH response to Department for Regional Development's Regional Development Strategy

10.14655/20110006 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Spatial planning, Illness, Cancer, Respiratory disease, Living conditions Key points from the IPH response include: There is growing recognition that the leading causes of illness and death, in ...

Out of sight, out of mind? A national survey of paediatricians in Ireland regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

. 10.14655/11971-1077827 I Gill, F Sharif Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are one of the major causes of preventable developmental delay. There is no register of children with FASDs in Ireland. Up to 81% of ...

Health inequalities intervention tool: press release

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-25721 Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) Health inequalities intervention tool The APHO Health Inequalities Tool provides health and local authorities with the information they need to reduce health inequ ...

North West Child Height & Weight Measurement 2007

This analysis of child overweight and obesity data has been produced by the North West Public Health Observatory on behalf of PCTs in the region in order to look at inequalities across deprivation quintiles and to produce Local Authority District measures ...

Indications of Public Health in the English Regions 4: Ethnicity and Health: Executive Summary

This is a summary of the main report that provides a comprehensive regional analysis of inequalities in health and health care between ethnic groups in England, and also examines workforce data by ethnic group. 10.14655/6744-32439 London Health Observator ...

Bash Street Kids

The development and evaluation of a novel school-based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake in children 10.14655/6744-33253 Food Standards Agency (FSA) Programme to promote healthy eating in children Primary school teachers will find materi ...

Cleaning up neighbourhoods- Environmental Problems and Service Provision in Deprived areas

Deprivation with some case studies in Birmingham 10.14655/6744-33320 Annette Hastings, John Flint, Carol McKenzie and Carl Mills Environmental problems There has been growing concern that the quality of public services can be affected by the nature and sc ...