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Socioeconomic status in health research: one size does not fit all.
Problems with measuring socioeconomic status (SES)-frequently included in clinical and public health studies as a control variable and less frequently as the variable(s) of main interest-could affectExpand
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Socioeconomic disparities in health in the United States: what the patterns tell us.
OBJECTIVES We aimed to describe socioeconomic disparities in the United States across multiple health indicators and socioeconomic groups. METHODS Using recent national data on 5 child (infantExpand
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Socioeconomic inequalities in injury: critical issues in design and analysis.
Injuries continue to place a tremendous burden on the public's health and rates vary widely among different groups in the population. Increasing attention has recently been given to the effects ofExpand
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Neighbourhood deprivation and alcohol consumption: does the availability of alcohol play a role?
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest that the physical availability of alcohol may mediate the association between neighbourhood-level material deprivation and alcohol consumption. This study testsExpand
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Socioeconomic disparities in adverse birth outcomes: a systematic review.
CONTEXT Adverse birth outcomes, such as preterm birth and low birth weight, have serious health consequences across the life course. Socioeconomic disparities in birth outcomes have not been theExpand
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Effects of neighbourhood socioeconomic status and convenience store concentration on individual level smoking
Objectives: To assess the effects of neighbourhood level socioeconomic status (SES) and convenience store concentration on individual level smoking, after consideration of individual levelExpand
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Socioeconomic status and injury mortality: individual and neighbourhood determinants
STUDY OBJECTIVE This study examined both individual and neighbourhood correlates of injury mortality to better understand the contribution of socioeconomic status to cause specific injury mortality.Expand
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Neighborhood context and youth cardiovascular health behaviors.
OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the relationships between race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status (SES), and cardiovascular health behaviors among youths and whether neighborhoodExpand
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Should health studies measure wealth? A systematic review.
BACKGROUND Health researchers rarely measure accumulated wealth to reflect socioeconomic status/position (SES). In order to determine whether health research should more frequently include measuresExpand
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Socioeconomic status and the occurrence of fatal and nonfatal injury in the United States.
OBJECTIVES This study examined the contribution of socioeconomic status (SES) to the risk of injury mortality and morbidity among working-age adults. METHODS The sample consisted of respondents toExpand
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