Chapter 2 Socio-economic Status and Health Inequalities in Rural Tanzania : Evidence from the Rufiji Demographic Surveillance System

@inproceedings{Mwageni2005Chapter2S,
  title={Chapter 2 Socio-economic Status and Health Inequalities in Rural Tanzania : Evidence from the Rufiji Demographic Surveillance System},
  author={Eleuther Mwageni and Honorati Masanja and Zaharani Juma and Devota Momburi and Yahya Mkilindi and Conrad Mbuya and Harun Kasale and Graham Reid and Don de Savigny},
  year={2005}
}
It has been questioned whether demographic surveillance system (DSS) sites, which normally operate in relatively small, homogeneous areas, and in relatively small populations of the order of 100,000 people, are large enough to examine inequalities and inequities in health. The Rufiji DSS in Tanzania has attempted to apply principal components analysis (PCA) to asset and other household data collected in the routine course of a DSS, to rank individuals according to a household socio-economic… CONTINUE READING
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