Social gradients in the health of Indigenous Australians.

  title={Social gradients in the health of Indigenous Australians.},
  author={Carrington C. J. Shepherd and Jianghong Li and Stephen R. Zubrick},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={102 1},
The pattern of association between socioeconomic factors and health outcomes has primarily depicted better health for those who are higher in the social hierarchy. Although this is a ubiquitous finding in the health literature, little is known about the interplay between these factors among indigenous populations. We begin to bridge this knowledge gap by assessing evidence on social gradients in indigenous health in Australia. We reveal a less universal and less consistent socioeconomic status… CONTINUE READING
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