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Cumulative risk of breast cancer screening outcomes according to the presence of previous benign breast disease and family history of breast cancer: supporting personalised screening

Background: Our aim was to assess the cumulative risk of false-positive screening results, screen-detected cancer, and interval breast cancer in mammography screening among women with and without a previous benign breast disease and a family history of br ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tackling Health Inequalities and the Role of the Health Services

10.14655/11971-1057983 Kevin Peter Balanda, Wilde J Inequality, Inequity Major influences on health and health inequalities Health Inequalities Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Supporting people to manage their health: An introduction to patient activation

Hibbard, J. and Gilburt, H., The Kings Fund Patient activation With 60 to 70 per cent of premature deaths caused by detrimental health behaviours, it is vital that people engage more with improving their own health. This paper introduces a way of conceptu ...

Class inequalities in educational attainment among the adult population in the Republic of Ireland

Whelan, Christopher T.; Hannan, Damian F.; Inequality; Educational attainment; Adult educational opportunities; Ireland; Social class; Substantial increases in participation rates at secondary and third level in recent years have often been assumed to be ...

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 ...

Skills, capabilities and inequalities at school entry in a disadvantaged community

Doyle, Orla; McEntee, Louise; McNamara, Kelly; School readiness; Socioeconomic inequalities; Monte-Carlo permutation tests; Readiness for school--Ireland; Educational equalization--Ireland; Poor children--Education--Ireland; Monte Carlo method; Socioecono ...

Affective inequalities: challenging (re)distributive, recognition and representational models of social justice

Lynch, Kathleen; Equality; Affective equality; Redistribution; Recognition; Social science and values; Care and justice; Feminism; Social justice; Caring; This paper examines the significance of care relations for the pursuit of equality and social justic ...

Health and lifestyle inequalities: the emerging Ireland.

Friel, Sharon; Kelleher, Cecily; National Nutrition Survey; Household budget surveys; Diet and lifestyle; Social inequality; Health Promotion; The level of health inequalities has developed in Ireland in a similar way as in other Western developed countri ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Home-based child development interventions for pre-school children from socially disadvantaged families

Miller, S., Maguire, L.K. and Macdonald, G. Deprived family background, Developmental problems, Children The early years of a child's life are extremely important in terms of development and growth. Children from a deprived family background are at g ...

'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 ...

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. ...

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 ...