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Health inequalities, religious affiliation and urban-rural status

Peter Stringer

Health inequalities, religious affiliation and urban-rural status

report to the Department of Health & SocialServices (NI)

by Peter Stringer

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Published by Centre for Social Research, Queen"s University of Belfast in Belfast .
Written in English


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StatementPeter Stringer.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Health and Social Services, Northern Ireland., Queen"s University of Belfast. Centre for Social Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v :
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Open LibraryOL20673218M

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Original language: English: Title of host publication: Understanding Health Inequalities (2nd Edition) Place of Publication: Maidenhead: Publisher: Open University PressCited by: 7. Health Disparities—A Rural-Urban Chartbook ii • Most rural and urban residents report having a personal health care provider (% and %, respectively).

Across rural counties, residents in remote rural counties were least likely to have a personal physician (%).File Size: 1MB. RESULTS: Odds ratios for general health, hypertension, diabetes, waist-hip ratio, tobacco use and physical activity speak to the importance of ethnicity in the patterning of health inequalities.

But there is also evidence of an important, independent role for religion, with risks for the different health indicators varying between people with Cited by: With 15 countries where the comparison between Christians and Muslims was possible, our analyses religious affiliation and urban-rural status book the largest set of results on within-country religious inequalities in child health.

Several limitations must be acknowledged. Using surveys to assess the impact of religious affiliation on health Author: Janaína Calu Costa, Ann M. Weber, Gary L. Darmstadt, Safa Abdalla, Cesar G. Victora. This classification was derived from one used in the Scottish Household Survey (Hope et al., ) and has previously been used to show urban–rural inequalities in health in Scotland (Levin, ; Levin & Leyland, ).

It was assumed that the rurality of a postcode sector remained the same throughout the time period –Cited by:   The Handbook on Health Inequality Monitoring: With a Special Focus on Low- and Middle-Income Countries details one approach to identifying priority areas that involves applying a scoring system to the results of health inequality monitoring (WHO ).

Briefly, each health indicator and dimension of inequality combination is assigned a score of Cited by: 1. Health, United States, With Urban and Rural Health Chartbook is the 25th report on the health status of the Nation.

This report was compiled by the National Center for Health. Past research into geographical health inequalities in the UK has often focused on variations between administrative areas, sometimes incorporating measures of socio-economic circumstances.

There has been relatively little analysis into health inequalities between rural File Size: 1MB. Religion or belief Evidence of health inequalities affecting people of different religions Demographics As a district all of the world faiths are present in Bradford and Airedale corridor and in ascending order include, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Jewish File Size: 43KB.

- Less privileged socio-economic status - Underserved rural residents, and/or - Others subject to discrimination (religious affiliation, disabled) - Who have poorer health outcomes often attributed to being socially disadvantaged, and results in being underserved in the full spectrum of health care.

Urban-rural inequalities in health outcomes have been demonstrated. religious affiliation and urban-rural status book Issues around geographical patterning of the association between time-to-death and expenditure remain under-researched.

Inequality, the Urban-Rural Gap and Migration * Abstract Using population and product consumption data from the Demographic and Health Surveys I construct comparable measures of inequality and migration for 65 countries, including some of the poorest countries in the world. I find that the urban-rural gap accounts for 40% of.

Introduction. At present, “good health is an international acceptable goal” for people and communities. Thus, in the last century, great successes were achieved in some health indicators such as life expectancy although health inequalities still exist between rich and poor ().Health is a multidimensional issue that various factors are influencing on its supply, development or by: 3.

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Belfast: Centre Cited by: 3. Spiritual health, along with physical, emotional, and social aspects, is one of four domains of health.

Assessment in this field of research is challenging methodologically. No contemporary population-based studies have profiled the spiritual health of adolescent Canadians with a focus on health inequalities. In a nationally representative sample of Canadians aged 11–15 years we Cited by: 3.

The mental health status was measured by the General Health Questionnaire items (GHQ- 28) and the quantity of the inequality in mental health was measured by corrected concentration index. Urban Inequality Edward L. Glaeser, Matthew G.

Resseger, and Kristina Tobio NBER Working Paper No. October JEL No. H0,I0,J0,R0 ABSTRACT What impact does inequality have on metropolitan areas. Crime rates are higher in places with more inequality, and people in unequal cities are more likely to say that they are unhappy.

There is alsoFile Size: KB. vi Social inequalities in health in Poland Subjective health 54 Social gradient in self-rated health 54 Changes related to age 56 Subjective health of chronically ill adolescents 56 Multi-factor determinants 57 Efforts aiming to reduce inequalities in health File Size: 5MB.

Religion is often woven in with race and culture to form personal or group identity. Black/Minority ethnic communities, who can be on the outskirts of society, have often used religion to express and to sustain their identity. There is now greater protection from religious discrimination through the Equality Act Health Services Management Centre Library Snappy Search: Rural Inequalities in Health Tuesday, 12 April A quick overview of the latest guidance and evidence on current issues such as smoking, sexual health, health inequalities, mental health, obesity, substance abuse, women’s health – in fact anything that you ask for!File Size: KB.

Urban-Rural and Poverty-Related Inequalities in Health Status: Spotlight on Rwanda Introduction National surveys contain a wealth of family planning, reproductive health, and maternal and child health indicators.

Comparing these indicators across subnational groups, such as urban versus rural populations or. Social Determinates of Health: Rural Inequalities and Health Disparities Alana Knudson, PhD Michael Meit, MS, MPH.

and Rural Health Chartbook • No urban/rural data update since Personal or family income is strongly related to most indicators of health status, health care access and use, and health-rela\൴ed behaviors \⠀䠀攀.

This report, Urban(Rural Health Comparisons: Key results of the /03 New Zealand Health Survey, compares the health of people living in urban and rural areas using the /03 New Zealand Health Survey.

This survey involved approximat face-to-face interviews with New Zealanders who were randomly selected from throughout the country. This chartbook provides information on potential disparities in health, health behaviours, preventive services and diabetes care based on residence and race/ethnicity among adults in the USA, using data from the and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Surveys (BRFSS) and the Area Resource File (ARF).

It is organized into 2 main by: Introduction. Uptake of antenatal services is low in Nigeria; however, indicators in the Christian-dominated South have been better than in the Muslim-dominated North. This study evaluated religious influences on utilization of general and HIV-related maternal health services among women in rural and periurban North-Central Nigeria.

> Materials and by:   Inequality as a Religious Issue: A Conversation With the Archbishop of Canterbury The Most Rev. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, at Trinity Church in Manhattan on Thursday.

He is Author: Michael Paulson. Using Demographic and Health Survey data from, andthis study decomposed inequalities in institutional delivery rates among urban and rural Ghanaian woman using the Oaxaca, the Blinder, and related decompositions for non-linear models.

The determinants of the observed inequalities were also : Eugenia Amporfu, Karen A. Grépin. This study analyzed inequalities in health status among different socioeconomic and demographic rural residents covered by the New Rural Cooperative Medical System in China.

A cross-sectional study was conducted in Lian Yungang City, China. A total of respondents, who were selected by using a multistage stratified systematic random sampling method, completed the by: Chiswick, Barry R., and Donka M. Mirtcheva. Religion and child health: Religious affiliation, importance, and attendance and health status among American youth.

Journal of Family and Economic Issues – [Google Scholar] Cohen, Adam B., and Kathryn A. Johnson. The relation between religion and by: 1. Urban health equity in all policies: a new science for the city Second, solutions must address the combination of structural inequalities – from poverty to segregation to racism.

Objectives. We investigated the contributions of gender, caste, and standard of living to inequalities in mortality across the life course in s. We conducted a multilevel cross-sectional analysis of individual mortality, using the – Indian National Family Health Survey data for individuals from 26 by: study of health inequalities from the study of the health of the poor.

A previous guide to the literature focused on the health of the urban poor (Atkinson ). This guide, however, concentrates on urban health inequalities.

Most of the litera-ture relates to the South but occasional ref-erence is made to the North to illustrate the. Urban–rural disparities in suicide mortality have received considerable attention. Varying conceptualizations of urbanity may contribute to the conflicting findings.

This ecological study on Germany assessed how and to what extent urban–rural suicide associations are affected by 14 different urban–rural indicators.

Indicators were based on continuous or k-means classified population data Cited by: Introduction: Many studies have demonstrated that health is a function of relative and not absolute income within populations.

Canadian studies are not conclusive; most indicate that there is no relationship between income inequality and health within Canada. There is a need for further investigation into the validity of the 'relative income' hypothesis in the Canadian by: The county health rankings include in it the ratio of population to primary care physicians.

The Milwaukee reports calculate it in part by residents' rates for various vaccinations and cancer screenings. Both scales also factor in health insurance, the one access indicator that comes up in virtually all assessments of urban health.

36 Stringer, P. Health Inequalities, Religious Affiliation and Urban-rural Status: A Report to the Department of Health and Social Services (NI). Northern Ireland DHSS, 37 Townsend, P, Philimore, P, Beattie, A. Health and Inequalities in the by: 4 THE ECONOMIC BURDEN OF HEALTH INEQUALITIES IN THE UNITED STATES STUDY FINDINGS Estimating direct medical costs of health inequalities – Eliminating health disparities for minorities would have reduced direct medical care expenditures by File Size: KB.

In the Equality Act religion or belief can mean any religion, for example an organised religion like Christianity, Judaism, Islam or Buddhism, or a smaller religion like Rastafarianism or Paganism, as long as it has a clear structure and belief system.

The Equality Act also covers non-belief or a lack of religion or belief. For example. View more Rural Health Disparities Rural Americans are a population group that experiences significant health disparities. Health disparities are differences in health status when compared to the population overall, often characterized by indicators such as higher incidence of disease and/or disability, increased mortality rates, lower life expectancies, and higher rates of pain and suffering.

The developing world is rapidly urbanizing, but an understanding of how child health differs across urban and rural areas is lacking. We examine the association between area of residence and child health in India, focusing on composition and selection effects.

Simple height-for-age averages show that rural Indian children have the poorest health and urban children have the best, with slum Cited by: 5. Globalization and urbanization in Nepal have driven a nutritional transition from an agricultural-based diet to an ultra-processed, sugary diet.

This study assessed the nutrition and oral health of children age 6 months to 6 years and their families in rural and urban Nepal. Mothers were interviewed about maternal–child oral health and nutrition, and children received dental exams and Cited by: 1.

Inequalities in maternal health care are pervasive in the developing world, a fact that has led to questions about the extent of these disparities across socioeconomic groups.

Despite a growing literature on maternal health across Sub-Saharan African countries, relatively little is known about the evolution of these inequalities over time for specific by:   Several investigators reported that religious or spiritual health was an integral part of the definition of health in the rural communities studied.

Socioeconomic status is recognized as a key factor in health attitudes and practices, yet few studies in the current review controlled for the socioeconomic status of rural by: