Health inequalities.

@article{Scambler2012HealthI,
  title={Health inequalities.},
  author={Graham Scambler},
  journal={Sociology of health & illness},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={130-46}
}
The evidence bearing on the nature and extent of health inequalities documented globally and in the UK is addressed, twin foci within the UK being (a) associations between socioeconomic classification and health and longevity, and (b) the notion of a 'social gradient'. A consideration of the various 'models' that have been developed by sociologists and their allies - most conspicuously social epidemiologists - to account for (a) and (b) is offered, drawing on government-sponsored commissions… CONTINUE READING
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