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What works in tackling health inequalities?Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse$
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Sheena Asthana

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346742

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.001.0001

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Health inequalities during childhood and youth: research evidence

Health inequalities during childhood and youth: research evidence

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(p.213) Six Health inequalities during childhood and youth: research evidence
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What works in tackling health inequalities?
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Sheena Asthana

Joyce Halliday

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0006

This chapter explores some of the methodological considerations involved in the investigation of health inequalities among children and young people. It examines social variations in current mortality and morbidity and discusses the social variations in current mortality and morbidity in this age group. The analysis reveals persuasive evidence of health inequalities with respect to accidents and injuries and mental health.

Keywords:   health inequalities, children, young people, methodological considerations, mortality, morbidity, accidents, injuries, mental health

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