Adrian Serraglio

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The aim of this study is to examine the association of smoking status with income inequality, relative deprivation, perception of relative material well-being and community-level social capital, controlling for individual-level indicators of social capital, and common socio-economic variables. Data were from telephone interviews of approximately 126(More)
As we move forward in the new century, epidemiologists and public health practitioners are faced with the challenge of reviewing the current direction of epidemiology and its links with public health. While the history of epidemiology has been a successful and productive one, there is a danger that modern epidemiology is becoming too narrow in its scope,(More)
Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) are those for which hospitalisation is thought to be avoidable if preventive care and early disease management are applied, usually in the ambulatory setting. The Victorian ACSCs study offers a new set of indicators describing differentials and inequalities in access to the primary healthcare system in Victoria.(More)
OBJECTIVE The computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) method has grown rapidly in recent years as an epidemiological tool for obtaining data on health issues. However, it is still argued that coverage, methods and lower response rates from CATI surveys compared with face-to-face interviewing may have an impact on the validity of the health estimates(More)
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