Can subjective and objective socioeconomic status explain minority health disparities in Israel?

@article{BaronEpel2009CanSA,
  title={Can subjective and objective socioeconomic status explain minority health disparities in Israel?},
  author={Orna Baron-Epel and Giora Kaplan},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={1460-7}
}
Disparities in health exist between the three main population groups in Israel, non-immigrant Jews, immigrants from the former Soviet Union (arriving in Israel since 1990) and Arabs. This study examines the relationship between health and socioeconomic status in this multicultural population and assesses to what extent subjective and objective socioeconomic measures may explain the disparities in health. A random cross sectional telephone survey of 1004 Israelis aged 35-65 was performed. The… CONTINUE READING

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