More or less equal? Comparing Australian income-related inequality in self-reported health with other industrialised countries.

@article{Clarke2000MoreOL,
  title={More or less equal? Comparing Australian income-related inequality in self-reported health with other industrialised countries.},
  author={Philip Clarke and Len Smith},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={370-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the distribution of self-reported health by income in order to compare the level of health inequality in Australia with other industrialized countries. METHOD Using data from the two National Health Surveys undertaken in 1989-90 and 1995, concentration indexes were calculated to quantify the distribution of self-reported health by equivalent income. The concentration index for Australia was compared with those reported for nine industrialized countries in Europe and North… CONTINUE READING