Author Archives: Intl J for Equity in Health

Referral patterns, delays, and equity in access to advanced paediatric emergency care in…

Quality emergency care is a critical component of a well-functioning health system.

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Socioeconomic inequality in abdominal obesity among older people in Purworejo District, Central…

Obesity has become a global health challenge as its prevalence has increased globally in recent decades.

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Factors associated with gender equality among church-going young men in Kinshasa, Democratic…

While women and girls are made vulnerable by inequitable and violent versions of masculinities, there is increasing evidence that gender equality will not be achieved without partnering with men.

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Inequality in early childhood neurodevelopment in six poor rural counties of China: a…

Previous studies about inequality in children’s health focused more on physical health than the neurodevelopment.

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Equity implications for sanitation from recent health and nutrition evidence

Recent evidence points to the possible underestimation of the health and nutrition impact of sanitation.

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Spatially balanced provision of health equipment: a cross-sectional study oriented to the…

Access to health services is in part defined by the spatial distribution of healthcare equipment.

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Socioeconomic inequalities of outpatient and inpatient service utilization in China: personal…

China’s health system has shown remarkable progress in health provision and health outcomes in recent decades, however inequality in health care utilization persists and poses a serious social problem.

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Setting priorities for knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews for health equity: Evidence…

A focus on equity in health can be seen in many global development goals and reports, research and international declarations.

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Urbanization, economic development and health: evidence from China’s labor-force dynamic…

The frequent outbreak of environmental threats in China has resulted in increased criticism regarding the health effects of China’s urbanization.

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Evaluating medical convenience in ethnic minority areas of Southwest China via road network…

Southwest China is home to more than 30 ethnic minority groups.

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Control under times of uncertainty: the relationship between hospital competition and…

Recently, cases of medical disputes and even acts of violence toward physicians by patients in China have been escalating.

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Lookism hurts: appearance discrimination and self-rated health in South Korea

Despite a growing body of evidence suggesting that discrimination harms health, the association between appearance discrimination and health has been understudied.

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Socioeconomic disadvantage, fetal environment and child development: linked Scottish…

Cognitive development in childhood is negatively affected by socioeconomic disadvantage.

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Slender women and overweight men: gender differences in the educational gradient in body weight…

Little is known about the gender-specific mechanisms through which education is associated with weight status in societies that have experienced a rapid rise in their obesity rates.

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