Gender equality in couples and self-rated health - A survey study evaluating measurements of gender equality and its impact on health

@inproceedings{Srlin2011GenderEI,
  title={Gender equality in couples and self-rated health - A survey study evaluating measurements of gender equality and its impact on health},
  author={Ann S{\"o}rlin and Lars Lindholm and Nawi Ng and Ann {\"O}hman},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Men and women have different patterns of health. These differences between the sexes present a challenge to the field of public health. The question why women experience more health problems than men despite their longevity has been discussed extensively, with both social and biological theories being offered as plausible explanations. In this article, we focus on how gender equality in a partnership might be associated with the respondents' perceptions of health. METHODS This… CONTINUE READING
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