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Cohort profile: the English longitudinal study of ageing.
The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) is a panel study of a representative cohort of men and women living in England aged ≥50 years. It was designed as a sister study to the Health andExpand
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Socioeconomic status and health: the role of subjective social status.
Studies have suggested that subjective social status (SSS) is an important predictor of health. This study examined the link between SSS and health in old age and investigated whether SSS mediatedExpand
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Racism and health: the relationship between experience of racial discrimination and health in New Zealand.
Accumulating research suggests that racism may be a major determinant of health. Here we report associations between self-reported experience of racial discrimination and health in New Zealand. DataExpand
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Genetic, Cultural or Socio‐economic Vulnerability? Explaining Ethnic Inequalities in Health
Most work on ethnic inequalities in health in the UK has focused on genetic and cultural difference, ignoring issues relating to class disadvantage. However, more recent work, and that conducted inExpand
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The buffering effects of ethnic density on experienced racism and health.
Studies in the United Kingdom (UK) show a consistent inequality between the health of ethnic minorities and that of white people. This is exacerbated by the over-representation of ethnic minoritiesExpand
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Agency and structure: the impact of ethnic identity and racism on the health of ethnic minority people
Abstract To understand ethnic inequalities in health, we must take account of the relationship between ethnic minority status, structural disadvantage and agency. So far, the direct effects of racialExpand
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Designing fieldwork strategies and materials
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The Ethnic Density Effect: Results From a National Community Survey of England and Wales
  • D. Halpern, J. Nazroo
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The International journal of social psychiatry
  • 1 March 2000
Using data from a community survey of 5196 ethnic minority and 2867 white respondents, together with data on local group concentration from the 1991 Census, the hypothesis was tested that ethnicExpand
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Sexual Health and Well-being Among Older Men and Women in England: Findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
We describe levels of sexual activity, problems with sexual functioning, and concerns about sexual health among older adults in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), and associations withExpand
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Ethnic density effects on physical morbidity, mortality, and health behaviors: a systematic review of the literature.
It has been suggested that people in racial/ethnic minority groups are healthier when they live in areas with a higher concentration of people from their own ethnic group, a so-called ethnic densityExpand
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