Prevalence of chronic diseases according to socioeconomic status measured by wealth index: health survey in Serbia.

@article{Vukovic2008PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic diseases according to socioeconomic status measured by wealth index: health survey in Serbia.},
  author={Dejana Srboljub Vukovic and Vesna M Bjegovic and Goran Vukovi{\'c}},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={832-41}
}
AIM To examine socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of chronic diseases in Serbia, using the data from 2006 national health survey. METHOD A stratified sample of 7673 households was selected and 14522 household members older than 20 years were interviewed (response rate 80.5%). Wealth index was used as a measure of socioeconomic status. Standardized morbidity prevalence ratios were computed using the poorest category as reference. Odds ratios for the prevalence of the selected chronic… CONTINUE READING