Self-Rated Health: Inequalities and Potential Determinants

@inproceedings{Alexopoulos2009SelfRatedHI,
  title={Self-Rated Health: Inequalities and Potential Determinants},
  author={Evangelos Alexopoulos and Mary A. Geitona},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2009}
}
Understanding social inequalities in health is of great importance; it provides the conceptual frame for investigating the social factors that affect health, together with empirical evidence for improving population health. Individual and socioeconomic data, disease related conditions and self rated health (SRH) ratings were collected from a representative sample of 1,000 participants in order to study health inequalities in Greece. 20.8% of men and 37.2% of women reported poor health status… CONTINUE READING

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