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Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

01 Dec 2007

EVIDENCE BASED PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND PRACTICE
INCOME REDISTRIBUTION IS NOT ENOUGH: INCOME INEQUALITY, SOCIAL WELFARE PROGRAMS, AND ACHIEVING EQUITY IN HEALTH
Debate continues to rage concerning the relative impact of material, psychological, and power factors on the relationship between inequality and health

THE ASSOCIATION OF NEIGHBOURHOOD PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESSORS AND SELF-RELATED HEALTH IN AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
In the past few years, interest in neighbourhood effects on health has increased tremendously

THE AREA-LEVEL ASSOCIATION BETWEEN HOSPITAL TREATED DELIBERATE SELF-HARM, DEPRIVATION AND SOCIAL FRAGMENTATION IN IRELAND
There is extensive literature on the area level association between socioeconomic characteristics and suicide

THE RELATIVE IMPACT OF 13 CHRONIC CONDITIONS ACROSS THREE DIFFERENT OUTCOMES
Estimates of the impact of health conditions are important for driving clinical priorities and population-based health service planning and prevention strategies

END OF LIFE DECISION MAKING IN BELGIUM, DENMARK, SWEDEN AND SWITZERLAND: DOES PLACE OF DEATH MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
The place of death has, for some time now, been an issue of interest to public health policy and in particular to palliative care

RESEARCH REPORT
SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE FETAL EFFECTS OF PRENATAL BINGE-DRINKING
The effects of prenatal alcohol consumption on the developing embryo, foetus and child are well known

CHILDREN AT RISK: MEASURING RACIAL/ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION AT SCHOOL AND HOME
Environmental justice provides a framework for public policy debates on the challenging question of whether disparities in exposure to environmental pollution and health hazards have played a causal role in the persistent patterns of disparate health status among minority and low income populations in the United States

CHILDREN'S USE OF DENTAL SERVICES IN THE FIVE NORDIC COUNTRIES
Largely similar social welfare policies and systems in the Nordic countries justify references to the Nordic model of the welfare state

FUNCTIONAL HEALTH LITERACY AND HEALTH-PROMOTING BEHAVIOUR IN A NATIONAL SAMPLE OF ADULTS
Health literacy denotes a range of skills and resources associated with the ability to process health related information

USE OF STATINS AND BETA-BLOCKERS AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION ACCORDING TO INCOME AND EDUCATION
Patients with low socioeconomic status have a high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and high mortality from heart disease, therefore secondary prevention with evidence based therapy in patients with low SES is of importance

THEORY AND METHODS
GOING BEYOND THE THREE WORLDS OF WELFARE CAPITALISM: REGIME THEORY AND PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH
International research on the social determinants of health and health inequalities has increasingly begun to draw upon the comparative social policy literature

ENGENDERING EPIDEMIOLOGY - SUPPLEMENT

RESEARCH REPORT
THE CONTRIBUTION OF A GENDER PERSPECTIVE TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF MIGRANTS' HEALTH
Women and girls have played an important part in migratory process throughout history, yet despite their numerical importance, global estimates of the extent female migration were not available until recently

THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDY DESIGN STRATEGIES IN GENDER BIAS RESEARCH: THE CASE OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE MANAGEMENT IN PRIMARY CARE
Gender bias refers to a differential management of men and women, the impact of which may be positive, negative or neutral

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED AND GRANTS AWARDED TO MEN AND WOMEN IN NATIONWIDE BIOMEDICAL COMPETITIVE RESEARCH, IN 2006 IN SPAIN
Concern about the scarcity of women conducting research gave rise to the creation in 1998, of a group of female experts who drafted the ETAN Report

EVIDENCE BASED PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND PRACTICE
THE INCORPORTATION OF GENDER PERSPECTIVE INTO SPANISH HEALTH SURVEYS
Health interview surveys, which provide data about perceived morbidity, lifestyles, living conditions and health service utilisation, as well as revealing attitudes and opinions about specific topics

METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Research on violence against women is considered as an important objective of any programme designed to eradicate this problem

THEORY AND METHODS
A TOOL TO ANALYSE GENDER MAINSTREAMING AND CARE GIVING MODELS IN SUPPORT PLANS FOR INFORMAL CARE: CASE STUDIES IN ANDALUSIA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM
Informal care has been defined as unpaid care provided by family, friends or other individuals to people who are restricted in the activities of daily living

OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND WORK RELATED INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH: A GENDER PERSPECTIVE FOR TWO COMPLIMENTARY APPROACHES TO WORK AND HEALTH RESEARCH
Gender division that is present in all societies means that men and women are assigned different duties and responsibilities as well as different entitlements

A FRAMEWORK TO ANALYSE GENDER BIAS IN EPDEMIOLOGICAL RESEARCH
The design and analysis of research may cause systematic gender dependent errors to be produced in results because of gender insensitivity or androcentrism