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Socioeconomic gradient in health in Canada: Is the gap widening or narrowing?

TitleSocioeconomic gradient in health in Canada: Is the gap widening or narrowing?
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsHajizadeh, M., Mitnitski A., and Rockwood K.
JournalHealth Policy
Volume120
Pages1040 - 1050
Keywordscanada, éducation, frailty index, health utility index, income, socioeconomic inequalities
Abstract

{Background Notwithstanding a general improvement in health status, the socioeconomic gradient in health remains a public health challenge worldwide. Objective Using longitudinal data from the National Population Health Survey (NPHS

URLhttp://www.healthpolicyjrnl.com/article/S0168-8510(16)30203-2/abstract
DOI10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.07.019
Document URLhttp://www.healthpolicyjrnl.com/article/S0168-8510(16)30203-2/pdf