Weighing social and economic determinants related to inequalities in mortality

@article{Pasarn2004WeighingSA,
  title={Weighing social and economic determinants related to inequalities in mortality},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Isabel Pasar{\'i}n and Carme Borrell and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Brugal and Estela D{\'i}az-Quijano},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={81},
  pages={349-362}
}
It is well known that there are social inequalities in health. Following the ecological approach, unemployment has been one of the most used indicators to study social inequalities. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationships between indicators of extreme poverty and social unrest, along with unemployment, and mortality in Barcelona, during the years 1989 to 1993. A cross-sectional ecological study was carried out using Primary Health Care Areas (PHCAs) as the unit of… CONTINUE READING

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