Assessing childhood health outcome inequalities with area-based socioeconomic measures: a retrospective cross-sectional study using Manitoba population data.

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Summary of "Assessing childhood health outcome inequalities with area-based socioeconomic measures: a retrospective cross-sectional study using Manitoba population data."

Socioeconomic gradients in health exist in Canada. Although multiple Canadian area-based socioeconomic measures (ABSM) have been developed, none have been specifically validated against pediatric outcomes. Our objective was to compare the strength of association between key pediatric health outcomes and a number of ABSM, including income quintile.


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Name: Pediatric research
ISSN: 1530-0447


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