Investigating explanations of socio-economic inequalities in health: the Dutch GLOBE study.

@article{Lenthe2004InvestigatingEO,
  title={Investigating explanations of socio-economic inequalities in health: the Dutch GLOBE study.},
  author={Frank J van Lenthe and Carola T. M. Schrijvers and Mari{\"e}l Droomers and Inez M A Joung and Marieke W. J. Louwman and Johan Pieter Mackenbach},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={63-70}
}
BACKGROUND The GLOBE study is a prospective cohort study specifically aimed at the explanation of socio-economic inequalities in health in the Netherlands. The returns of the study are reviewed after ten years of follow-up, and the studies' contribution to the development of policy measures to reduce inequalities in health in the Netherlands are described. METHODS The study started in 1991 with a baseline postal survey (response rate 70.1% or n=18973, 15-74 years of age). Two sub-samples of… CONTINUE READING

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