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This study evaluated mediating effects of the health status on the association between socio-economic status (SES) and medicine use. It was hypothesized that more privileged people show a reduced use of medicines, as compared with the underprivileged, because of their superior health status. It was further hypothesized that people may apply medication based on their type of health complaint (ill physical versus mental status).
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Name: Public health
The economic crisis has induced detrimental socio-economic and health effects in Greece. This study aims to measure overall income-related health inequalities and examine their determinants, and to co...
Inequalities in diabetes are widespread and are exacerbated by differences in lifestyle. Many studies that have estimated inequalities in diabetes make use of self-reported diabetes which is often bia...
The aim of this study was to discover whether lower socio-economic status is associated with increased experiences of loneliness and isolation. The research subsequently determined whether this relati...
Oral diseases and socio-economic inequalities in children are a persisting problem.
Monitoring socio-economic inequality has become a priority for many governments, especially after the socio-economic changes that followed the 2008 financial crisis. This study aimed at detecting the ...
Precariousness is a multifactorial concept that can be broken down in the form of economic insecurity, and / or social insecurity and / or territorial insecurity. Precariousness has an imp...
Previous studies have shown geographic disparities in the detection of colorectal adenomas in Côte-d'Or, with an impact of the distance from the general practitioner and an ecological dep...
The overall goal of the proposed project is to examine the reasons for the higher levels of disability in older people of lower socio-economic status.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate eye amputated patients health related quality of life, perceived stress, self-rated health, labour marked participation and socio-economic position...
Retrospective, observational cohort study. Objectives : To search for correlations between socio-economical deprivation and oral health in french children of 9 years of age. ...
Economic aspects of the field of medicine, the medical profession, and health care. It includes the economic and financial impact of disease in general on the patient, the physician, society, or government.
A state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to SEXUALITY, according to the World Health Organization.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
An international organization whose mission is to stimulate world trade and economic progress by offering a forum where governments can collectively develop and refine social and economic policies.
The economic aspects of health care, its planning, and delivery. It includes government agencies and organizations in the private sector.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...