Advertisement

Topics

The gender gap in self-rated health and education in Spain. A multilevel analysis.

07:00 EST 7th December 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The gender gap in self-rated health and education in Spain. A multilevel analysis."

Women tend to report poorer self-rated health than men. It is also well established that education has a positive effect on health. However, the issue of how the benefits of education on health differ between men and women has not received enough attention and the few existing studies which do focus on the subject do not draw a clear conclusion. Therefore, this study aims to analyse whether the positive influence of educational attainment on health is higher for women and whether education helps to overcome the gender gap in self-rated health.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0187823

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [29516 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Is gender inequity a risk factor for men reporting poorer self-rated health in the United States?

Theoretical approaches suggest that gender inequity increases men's health risks. Previous findings from the United States support this contention, however only a small number of health outcomes have ...

The interplay of contextual layers: A multilevel analysis of income distribution, neighborhood infrastructure, socioeconomic position and self-rated health in Brazil.

Our hypothesis is that neighborhood infrastructure modifies the association between state-level income distribution and self-rated health. In our findings neighborhood infrastructure amplifies the ass...

Factors associated with negative self-rated health in menopausal women.

The scope of this study was to investigate the prevalence and factors associated with negative self-rated health in menopausal women registered with the Family Health Strategy in a Brazilian urban cen...

Factors associated with the need for oral treatment of elderly Brazilians: a multilevel analysis.

The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of prosthetic requirements and dental treatment needs among the elderly Brazilian population and the associations with contextual and individual ...

Gender, self-rated health and functional decline among community-dwelling older adults.

This paper examines the association between self-rated health (SRH) and functional decline (FD) in older Ghanaian cohorts and investigates whether the effect differs by gender and also modified by mar...

Clinical Trials [7724 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Patient Enablement in Osteoarthritis - a Longitudinal Study on Patient Education Programs in Primary Health Care

The overall purpose is to study quality in patient education by means of the patients' self-rated enablement. Specific aims are: To assess the validity of the patient enablement instrumen...

Multilevel Intervention for Physical Activity in Retirement Communities

The purpose of this study is to assess whether a 6-month multilevel physical activity intervention can significantly increase physical activity levels in sedentary adults, 65 and older, li...

Treatment for Nonspecific Low Back Pain in Primary Care: a Trial on Different Health Education Booklets

The primary purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness on the disability of low back pain patients of The Back Book, The Back Guide, and a control intervention (generic recommen...

Bandebereho Father Groups Randomized Control Trial in Rwanda

This study seeks to assess the impact of the MenCare+/Bandebereho fathers'/couples' group education intervention on men's attitudes towards, and participation in, sexual and reproductive h...

Rehabilitation to Patients Over 65 Years Undergoing THA

Patients over 65 years do not have a self care ability the surgery benefits them. The aim of this study is development of a rehabilitation program based on patients' self-rated health. ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.

A marked difference between the individual’s expressed/experienced gender and the gender others would assign him or her, and it must continue for at least six months. (from DSM-5)

Education centers authorized by the Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act, 1971, for the training of health personnel in areas where health needs are the greatest. May be used for centers other than those established by the United States act.

Identifies, for study and analysis, important issues and problems that relate to health and medicine. The Institute initiates and conducts studies of national policy and planning for health care and health-related education and research; it also responds to requests from the federal government and other agencies for studies and advice.

Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topic

Women's Health
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...


Searches Linking to this Article