Relationships between income inequality and health: a study on rural and urban regions of Canada.

@article{Vafaei2010RelationshipsBI,
  title={Relationships between income inequality and health: a study on rural and urban regions of Canada.},
  author={Afshin Vafaei and Mark Warren Rosenberg and William Pickett},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={1430}
}
INTRODUCTION Many studies have demonstrated that health is a function of relative and not absolute income within populations. Canadian studies are not conclusive; most indicate that there is no relationship between income inequality and health within Canada. There is a need for further investigation into the validity of the 'relative income' hypothesis in the Canadian population. The primary objective of this research was to test the 'relative income' hypothesis across Canadian health regions… CONTINUE READING