Class-related health inequalities are not larger in the East: a comparison of four European regions using the new European socioeconomic classification.

@article{Eikemo2008ClassrelatedHI,
  title={Class-related health inequalities are not larger in the East: a comparison of four European regions using the new European socioeconomic classification.},
  author={Terje Andreas Eikemo and Anton Eduard Kunst and Ken Judge and Johan Pieter Mackenbach},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2008},
  volume={62 12},
  pages={1072-8}
}
BACKGROUND The article investigates whether people in Eastern Europe have larger health inequalities than their counterparts in three West European regions (North, Central and the South). METHODS Data were obtained for 63,754 individuals in 23 countries from the first (2002) and second (2004) waves of the European Social Survey. The health outcomes were self-reported limiting longstanding illness and fair/poor general health. Occupational class was defined according to the European… CONTINUE READING

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