Making use of official statistics in research on gender and health status: recent British data.

@article{Dunnell1999MakingUO,
  title={Making use of official statistics in research on gender and health status: recent British data.},
  author={Karen Dunnell and Joanne I Fitzpatrick and Jackie Bunting},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          117-27
        }
}
Macintyre et al. [Macintyre, S., Hunt, K., Sweeting, H., 1996. Gender differences in health: are things really as simple as they seem? Social Science and Medicine 42, 617-624] stated that the "whole topic of gender differences in health warrants periodic re-examination". In this paper we begin by presenting an overview of the main sources of national data that are available for monitoring patterns and trends in health by gender. We then give examples of a selection of indicators which… CONTINUE READING
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