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International Journal for Equity in Health

International Journal for Equity in Health 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 157 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How the government intervention affects the distribution of physicians in Turkey between 1965 and 2000

Erdinç Ünal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Refusal to enrol in Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: is affordability the problem?

Anthony Kusi, Ulrika Enemark, Kristian S Hansen, Felix A Asante

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring the social, emotional and behavioural development of preschool children: is Glasgow different?

Louise Marryat, Lucy Thompson, Helen Minnis, Philip Wilson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceived barriers to healthcare for persons living in poverty in Quebec, Canada: the EQUIhealThY project

Christine Loignon, Catherine Hudon, Émilie Goulet, Sophie Boyer, Marianne De Laat, Nathalie Fournier, Cristina Grabovschi, Paula Bush

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socio-economic factors related with the subjective well-being of the rural elderly people living independently in China

Yicheng Zhou, Linyi Zhou, Changluan Fu, You Wang, Qingle Liu, Hongtao Wu, Rongjun Zhang, Linfeng Zheng

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross sectional survey on social, cultural and economic determinants of obesity in a low middle income setting

Ambepitiyawaduge Pubudu De Silva, Sudirikku Hennadige Padmal De Silva, Rashan Haniffa, Isurujith Kongala Liyanage, Kosala Saroj Amarasiri Jayasinghe, Prasad Katulanda, Chandrika Neelakanthi Wijeratne, Sumedha Wijeratne, Lalini Chandika Rajapakse

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A tertiary approach to improving equity in health: quantitative analysis of the Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme (MAPAS) process, 2008–2012

Elana Curtis, Erena Wikaire, Yannan Jiang, Louise McMillan, Rob Loto, Airini, Papaarangi Reid

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Catastrophic health expenditures and its inequality in elderly households with chronic disease patients in China

Zhonghua Wang, Xiangjun Li, Mingsheng Chen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Time trends in socio-economic inequalities in the lack of access to dental services among children in Spain 1987-2011

Jaime Pinilla, Miguel A Negrín-Hernández, Ignacio Abásolo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A qualitative study on why did the poorly-educated Chinese elderly fail to attend nurse-led case manager clinic and how to facilitate their attendance

Susanna Lok Lam Hung, Sau Nga Fu, Po Shan Lau, Samuel Yeung Shan Wong

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Unexplained health inequality – is it unfair?

Yukiko Asada, Jeremiah Hurley, Ole Frithjof Norheim, Mira Johri

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sex and gender matter in health research: addressing health inequities in health research reporting

Jacqueline Gahagan, Kimberly Gray, Ardath Whynacht

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Promoting the inclusion of Afghan women and men in research: reflections from research and community partners involved in implementing a ‘proof of concept’ project

Elisha Riggs, Jane Yelland, Josef Szwarc, Sue Casey, Donna Chesters, Philippa Duell-Piening, Sayed Wahidi, Fatema Fouladi, Stephanie Brown

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Public health nurse educators’ conceptualisation of public health as a strategy to reduce health inequalities: a qualitative study

Mzwandile A Mabhala

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“Best care on home ground” versus “elitist healthcare”: concerns and competing expectations for medical tourism development in Barbados

Rory Johnston, Krystyna Adams, Lisa Bishop, Valorie A Crooks, Jeremy Snyder

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social determinants of health in the Mixtec and Zapotec community in Ventura County, California

Annette E Maxwell, Sandra Young, Catherine M Crespi, Roena Rabelo Vega, Reggie T Cayetano, Roshan Bastani

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social inequalities in patient-reported outcomes among older multimorbid patients – results of the MultiCare cohort study

Olaf von dem Knesebeck, Horst Bickel, Angela Fuchs, Jochen Gensichen, Susanne Höfels, Steffi G Riedel-Heller, Hans-Helmut König, Karola Mergenthal, Gerhard Schön, Karl Wegscheider, Siegfried Weyerer, Birgitt Wiese, Martin Scherer, Hendrik van den Bussche, Ingmar Schäfer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceptions and beliefs of public policymakers in a Southern European city

Joana Morrison, Mariona Pons-Vigués, Elia Díez, Maria Isabel Pasarin, Sergio Salas-Nicás, Carme Borrell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of care for the treatment for uncomplicated malaria in South-East Nigeria: how important is socioeconomic status?

Ogochukwu P Ibe, Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies, Bonnie Cundill, Virginia Wiseman, Benjamin S Uzochukwu, Obinna E Onwujekwe

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum: Lessons from sexual and reproductive health voucher program design and function: a comprehensive review

Corinne Grainger, Anna Gorter, Jerry Okal, Ben Bellows

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Participatory health councils and good governance: healthy democracy in Brazil?

Jillian Clare Kohler, Martha Gabriela Martinez

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers 2014

Ana Lorena Ruano, Efrat Shadmi, Leiyu Shi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disparities in diabetes mellitus among Caribbean populations: a scoping review

Nadia R Bennett, Damian K Francis, Trevor S Ferguson, Anselm JM Hennis, Rainford J Wilks, Eon Nigel Harris, Marlene MY MacLeish, Louis W Sullivan, On behalf of the U.S. Caribbean Alliance for Health Disparities Research Group (USCAHDR)

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of immunization inequality among urban poor children: evidence from Nairobi’s informal settlements

Thaddaeus Egondi, Maharouf Oyolola, Martin Kavao Mutua, Patricia Elung’ata

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequalities and mental stress in individual and regional level: a twenty one cities study in China

Hongmei Wang, Xiaozhao Y Yang, Tingzhong Yang, Randall R Cottrell, Lingwei Yu, Xueying Feng, Shuhan Jiang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of access to healthcare by older persons in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Stephen Ojiambo Wandera, Betty Kwagala, James Ntozi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Integrating spatial technology into studying the generational differences of migrants’ health protection status in urban China

Yang Yang, Xing Zhao, PeiYuan Qiu, Xiao Ma, Chih-Ping Chou

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysing horizontal equity in enrolment in Disease Management Programmes for coronary heart disease in Germany 2008–2010

Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Miguel San Sebastian, Hermann Brenner, Oliver Razum, Werner Maier, Kai-Uwe Saum, Bernd Holleczek, Antje Miksch, Joachim Szecsenyi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Employment status and mental health care use in times of economic contraction: a repeated cross-sectional study in Europe, using a three-level model

Veerle Buffel, Vera van de Straat, Piet Bracke

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Travel distance and sociodemographic correlates of potentially avoidable emergency department visits in California, 2006–2010: an observational study

Brian K Chen, James Hibbert, Xi Cheng, Kevin Bennett

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic disparities in preventable hospitalization among adults with diabetes in Taiwan: a multilevel modelling approach

Pei-Ching Chen, Ching-Yao Tsai, Lin-Chung Woung, Yue-Chune Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors influencing the use of maternal healthcare services and childhood immunization in Swaziland

Mluleki Tsawe, Amos Moto, Thendo Netshivhera, Lesego Ralesego, Cassandra Nyathi, A Sathiya Susuman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in preventable mortality in urban areas of 33 Spanish cities, 1996–2007 (MEDEA project)

Andreu Nolasco, Joaquin Moncho, Jose Antonio Quesada, Inmaculada Melchor, Pamela Pereyra-Zamora, Nayara Tamayo-Fonseca, Miguel Angel Martínez-Beneito, Oscar Zurriaga, Mónica Ballesta, Antonio Daponte, Ana Gandarillas, Mª Felicitas Domínguez-Berjón, Marc Marí-Dell’Olmo, Mercè Gotsens, Natividad Izco, Mª Concepción Moreno, Marc Sáez, Carmen Martos, Pablo Sánchez-Villegas, Carme Borrell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of health information technology on disparity of process of care

Jinhyung Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reducing stigma in healthcare and law enforcement: a novel approach to service provision for street level sex workers

Kate Bodkin, Alannah Delahunty-Pike, Tim O’Shea

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol: SWING – social capital and well-being in neighborhoods in Ghent

Wim Hardyns, Veerle Vyncke, Lieven Pauwels, Sara Willems

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differences between Roma and non-Roma in how social support from family and friends helps to overcome health care accessibility problems

Daniela Bobakova, Zuzana Dankulincova Veselska, Ingrid Babinska, Daniel Klein, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Lydia Cislakova, the HEPA-META team

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Capital interplays and the self-rated health of young men: results from a cross-sectional study in Switzerland

Gerry Veenstra, Thomas Abel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of socio-demographic factors associated with patient access to primary care in Slovenia

Suzana Kert, Igor Švab, Maja Sever, Irena Makivić, Danica Rotar Pavlič

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The role of social support and social networks in health information–seeking behavior among Korean Americans: a qualitative study

Wonsun Kim, Gary L Kreps, Cha-Nam Shin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ideological roadblocks to humanizing dentistry, an evaluative case study of a continuing education course on social determinants of health

Martine C Lévesque, Alissa Levine, Christophe Bedos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Trends and protective factors of female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso: 1999 to 2010

Lana Clara Chikhungu, Nyovani Janet Madise

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cameroon public health sector: shortage and inequalities in geographic distribution of health personnel

Tinyami Erick Tandi, YongMin Cho, Aba Jean-Cluade Akam, Chick Ofilia Afoh, Seung Hun Ryu, Min Seok Choi, KyungHee Kim, Jae Wook Choi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Older Brazilian women’s experience of psychological domestic violence: a social phenomenological study

Rafaella Queiroga Souto, Miriam Aparecida Barbosa Merighi, Sepali Guruge, Maria Cristina Pinto de Jesus

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Primary care quality between Traditional Tibetan Medicine and Western Medicine Hospitals: a pilot assessment in Tibet

Wenhua Wang, Leiyu Shi, Aitian Yin, Zongfu Mao, Elizabeth Maitland, Stephen Nicholas, Xiaoyun Liu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Catastrophic health expenditure and its determinants in Kenya slum communities

Steven Buigut, Remare Ettarh, Djesika D Amendah

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The social context of severe child malnutrition: a qualitative household case study from a rural area of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Hallgeir Kismul, Anne Hatløy, Peter Andersen, Mala Mapatano, Jan Van den Broeck, Karen Marie Moland

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The public health impact of economic fluctuations in a Latin American country: mortality and the business cycle in Colombia in the period 1980–2010

Ivan Arroyave, Philipp Hessel, Alex Burdorf, Jesus Rodriguez-Garcia, Doris Cardona, Mauricio Avendaño

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Critical examination of knowledge to action models and implications for promoting health equity

Colleen M. Davison, Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Connie Clement

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multimorbidity and its social determinants among older people in southern provinces, Vietnam

Ninh Thi Ha, Ninh Hoang Le, Vishnu Khanal, Rachael Moorin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care service improved access to mental health care

Julie Hepworth, Deborah Askew, Wendy Foley, Deb Duthie, Patricia Shuter, Michelle Combo, Lesley-Ann Clements

01.12.2015 | Systematic review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review of barriers to optimal outpatient specialist services for individuals with prevalent chronic diseases: what are the unique and common barriers experienced by patients in high income countries?

Elizabeth A. Fradgley, Christine L. Paul, Jamie Bryant

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of out-of-pocket health expenditure on children: an analysis of the 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort

Marcelo Torres da Silva, Aluísio J. D. Barros, Andréa D. Bertoldi, Paulo de Andrade Jacinto, Alicia Matijasevich, Iná S. Santos, Cesar Augusto Oviedo Tejada

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Synthesizing qualitative and quantitative evidence on non-financial access barriers: implications for assessment at the district level

Thomas S. O’Connell, K. Juliet A. Bedford, Michael Thiede, Di McIntyre

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mortality, material deprivation and urbanization: exploring the social patterns of a metropolitan area

Paula Santana, Claudia Costa, Marc Marí-Dell’Olmo, Mercè Gotsens, Carme Borrell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Universal health care and equity: evidence of maternal health based on an analysis of demographic and household survey data

Sarah Neal, Andrew Amos Channon, Sarah Carter, Jane Falkingham

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Income-related inequalities in health care utilization in Mongolia, 2007/2008–2012

Javkhlanbayar Dorjdagva, Enkhjargal Batbaatar, Bayarsaikhan Dorjsuren, Jussi Kauhanen

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Urban-rural inequality regarding drug prescriptions in primary care facilities – a pre-post comparison of the National Essential Medicines Scheme of China

Qiang Yao, Chaojie Liu, J. Adamm Ferrier, Zhiyong Liu, Ju Sun

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health care utilization in older people with cardiovascular disease in China

Lixia Dou, Xiaoyun Liu, Tuohong Zhang, Yangfeng Wu

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Usual source of care and the quality of primary care: a survey of patients in Guangdong province, China

Zhicheng Du, Yu Liao, Chien-Chou Chen, Yuantao Hao, Ruwei Hu

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disadvantaged children at greater relative risk of thinness (as well as obesity): a secondary data analysis of the England National Child Measurement Programme and the UK Millennium Cohort Study

Anna Pearce, Emeline Rougeaux, Catherine Law

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Microcredit participation and women’s health: results from a cross-sectional study in Peru

Rita Hamad, Lia C. H. Fernald

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Varied utilisation of health provision by Arab and Jewish residents in Israel

Jo Southern, Hector Roizin, Muhannad Daana, Carmit Rubin, Samantha Hasleton, Adi Cohen, Aviva Goral, Galia Rahav, Meir Raz, Gili Regev-Yochay, for the PICR group

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relationship between socioeconomic indicators during pregnancy and gynecological appointment at any time after childbirth

Alexandre Faisal-Cury, Julieta Quayle, Tatiana Marques, Paulo Rossi Menezes, Alicia Matijasevich

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Client/patient perceptions of achieving equity in primary health care: a mixed methods study

Sharareh Akhavan, Per Tillgren

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cohort study: temporal trends in prevalence of antecedents, comorbidities and mortality in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians with first heart failure hospitalization, 2000–2009

Tiew-Hwa Katherine Teng, Judith M. Katzenellenbogen, Joseph Hung, Matthew Knuiman, Frank M. Sanfilippo, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Dawn Bessarab, Michael Hobbs, Sandra C. Thompson

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatial inequity in access to healthcare facilities at a county level in a developing country: a case study of Deqing County, Zhejiang, China

Cheng Jin, Jianquan Cheng, Yuqi Lu, Zhenfang Huang, Fangdong Cao

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“A Somali girl is Muslim and does not have premarital sex. Is vaccination really necessary?” A qualitative study into the perceptions of Somali women in the Netherlands about the prevention of cervical cancer

Jihan Salad, Petra Verdonk, Fijgje de Boer, Tineke A. Abma

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with avoidable hospitalisation of children younger than 2 years old: the 2006 Brazilian National Demographic Health Survey

Tulio Konstantyner, Laís Amaral Mais, José A. A. C. Taddei

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Equally able, but unequally accepted: Gender differentials and experiences of community health volunteers promoting maternal, newborn, and child health in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Isabelle Feldhaus, Marissa Silverman, Amnesty E. LeFevre, Rose Mpembeni, Idda Mosha, Dereck Chitama, Diwakar Mohan, Joy J. Chebet, David Urassa, Charles Kilewo, Marya Plotkin, Giulia Besana, Helen Semu, Abdullah H. Baqui, Peter J. Winch, Japhet Killewo, Asha S. George

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social determinants of health inequalities: towards a theoretical perspective using systems science

Saroj Jayasinghe

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Complicating the dominant morality discourse: mothers and fathers’ constructions of substance use during pregnancy and early parenthood

Cecilia Benoit, Samantha Magnus, Rachel Phillips, Lenora Marcellus, Sinéad Charbonneau

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How to improve the equity of health financial sources? - Simulation and analysis of total health expenditure of one Chinese province on system dynamics

Xin Wang, Yuanling Sun, Xin Mu, Li Guan, Jingjie Li

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of an integrated community case management programme on uptake of appropriate diarrhoea and pneumonia treatments in Uganda: A propensity score matching and equity analysis study

Agnes Nanyonjo, James Ssekitooleko, Helen Counihan, Frederick Makumbi, Göran Tomson, Karin Källander

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inequalities in suicide mortality rates and the economic recession in the municipalities of Catalonia, Spain

Carme Saurina, Manel Marzo, Marc Saez

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An age-period-cohort analysis of female breast cancer mortality from 1990–2009 in China

Chunhui Li, Chuanhua Yu, Peigang Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Paving the way for universal family planning coverage in Ethiopia: an analysis of wealth related inequality

Muluneh Yigzaw, David Zakus, Yehualashet Tadesse, Muluked Desalegn, Mesganaw Fantahun

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of patient partnership to improve access to primary care for the physical health of patients with severe mental illnesses: an interactive guide

Jean-François Pelletier, Alain Lesage, Christine Boisvert, Frédéric Denis, Jean-Pierre Bonin, Steve Kisely

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Investigating determinants of catastrophic health spending among poorly insured elderly households in urban Nigeria

Olumide Adisa

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health care financing and the sustainability of health systems

Lycourgos Liaropoulos, Ilias Goranitis

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Towards health equity: a framework for the application of proportionate universalism

Gemma Carey, Brad Crammond, Evelyne De Leeuw

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Equity of access under Korean national long-term care insurance: implications for long-term care reform

Ju Moon Park

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Shrinking the language accessibility gap: a mixed methods evaluation of telephone interpretation services in a large, diverse urban health care system

Tatiana Dowbor, Suzanne Zerger, Cheryl Pedersen, Kimberly Devotta, Rachel Solomon, Kendyl Dobbin, Patricia O’Campo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inequity in costs of seeking sexual and reproductive health services in India and Kenya

Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström, Yves Lafort, Mags Beksinska, Letitia Rambally, Anuradha Roy, Sushena Reza-Paul, Wilkister Ombidi, Peter Gichangi, Jolene Skordis-Worrall

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life of young clinical doctors in public hospitals in China’s developed cities as measured by the Nottingham Health Profile (NHP)

Ying Liang, Hanwei Wang, Xiaojun Tao

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Towards universal health coverage for reproductive health services in Ethiopia: two policy recommendations

Kristine Husøy Onarheim, Mieraf Taddesse, Ole Frithjof Norheim, Muna Abdullah, Ingrid Miljeteig

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional investigation of parenting style and friendship as mediators of the relation between social class and mental health in a university community

Mark Rubin, Benjamin M. Kelly

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of social experiences in shaping perceptions of the Ebola virus among African residents of Hong Kong during the 2014 outbreak: a qualitative study

Judy Yuen-man Siu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cultural competency training of GP Registrars-exploring the views of GP Supervisors

Kelly Watt, Penny Abbott, Jenny Reath

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Community health centers and primary care access and quality for chronically-ill patients – a case-comparison study of urban Guangdong Province, China

Leiyu Shi, De-Chih Lee, Hailun Liang, Luwen Zhang, Marty Makinen, Nathan Blanchet, Ruth Kidane, Magnus Lindelow, Hong Wang, Shaolong Wu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Integrating views on support for mid-level health worker performance: a concept mapping study with regional health system actors in rural Guatemala

Alison R. Hernández, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Kjerstin Dahlblom, Miguel San Sebastián

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Extending the PRISMA statement to equity-focused systematic reviews (PRISMA-E 2012): explanation and elaboration

Vivian Welch, Mark Petticrew, Jennifer Petkovic, David Moher, Elizabeth Waters, Howard White, Peter Tugwell, the PRISMA-Equity Bellagio group

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relationship between socioeconomic status/income and prevalence of diabetes and associated conditions: A cross-sectional population-based study in Saskatchewan, Canada

Yelena Bird, Mark Lemstra, Marla Rogers, John Moraros

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Out-of-pocket payments in the Austrian healthcare system – a distributional analysis

Alice Sanwald, Engelbert Theurl

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Understanding the impact of the economic crisis on child health: the case of Spain

Luis Rajmil, Arjumand Siddiqi, David Taylor-Robinson, Nick Spencer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Community perspectives on food insecurity and obesity: Focus groups with caregivers of Métis and Off-reserve First Nations children

Jasmin Bhawra, Martin J. Cooke, Rhona Hanning, Piotr Wilk, Shelley L. H. Gonneville

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Johan Mackenbach, awarded an honorary doctorate for his work on health inequalities, in a discussion of burning issues in tackling health inequalities

Vincent Lorant, William D’Hoore

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Integrated care delivery and health care seeking by chronically-ill patients – a case-control study of rural Henan province, China

Leiyu Shi, Marty Makinen, De-Chih Lee, Ruth Kidane, Nathan Blanchet, Hailun Liang, Jinghua Li, Magnus Lindelow, Hong Wang, Shuangbao Xie, Jian Wu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of willingness to pay for the retreatment of insecticide treated mosquito nets in rural area of eastern Ethiopia

Sibhatu Biadgilign, Ayalu Aklilu Reda, Haji Kedir

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Trends and outcomes in the utilization of laparoscopic appendectomies in a low-income population in Taiwan from 2003 to 2011

Kai-Biao Lin, K. Robert Lai, Nan-Ping Yang, Ke-Shou Wu, Hsien-Wei Ting, Ren-Hao Pan, Chien-Lung Chan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of socioeconomic status on future risk for developing Type 2 diabetes in the Canadian population between 2011 and 2022: differential associations by sex

Laura A. Rivera, Michael Lebenbaum, Laura C. Rosella

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The individual, the government and the global community: sharing responsibility for health post-2015 in Vanuatu, a small island developing state

Claire Ibell, Simon A. Sheridan, Peter S. Hill, John Tasserei, Marie-France Maleb, Jean-Jacques Rory

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and validation of the Australian Aboriginal racial identity and self-esteem survey for 8–12 year old children (IRISE_C)

CS Kickett-Tucker, D. Christensen, D. Lawrence, SR Zubrick, DJ Johnson, F. Stanley

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Investigating determinants of catastrophic health spending among poorly insured elderly households in urban Nigeria

Olumide Adisa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relevance of timing of illness and death events in the household life cycle for coping outcomes in rural Uganda in the era of HIV

Jovita Amurwon, Flora Hajdu, Janet Seeley

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A spatial equity analysis of a public health intervention: a case study of an outdoor walking group provider within local authorities in England

Sarah Hanson, Andy Jones

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Contribution of primary care to health: an individual level analysis from Tibet, China

Wenhua Wang, Leiyu Shi, Aitian Yin, Zongfu Mao, Elizabeth Maitland, Stephen Nicholas, Xiaoyun Liu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of individual immigrant attitudes and host culture attitudes on doctor-immigrant patient relationships and communication in Canada

Amanda Whittal, Ellen Rosenberg

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Colon cancer care and survival: income and insurance are more predictive in the USA, community primary care physician supply more so in Canada

Kevin M. Gorey, Sindu M. Kanjeekal, Frances C. Wright, Caroline Hamm, Isaac N. Luginaah, Emma Bartfay, Guangyong Zou, Eric J. Holowaty, Nancy L. Richter

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is utilization of health services for HIV patients equal by socioeconomic status? Evidence from the Basque country

Manuel García-Goñi, Roberto Nuño-Solinís, Juan F. Orueta, Francesco Paolucci

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ensuring equity of access to primary health care in rural and remote Australia - what core services should be locally available?

Susan L. Thomas, John Wakerman, John S. Humphreys

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Affordability of health care under publicly subsidized insurance after Massachusetts health care reform: a qualitative study of safety net patients

Leah Zallman, Rachel Nardin, Monica Malowney, Assaad Sayah, Danny McCormick

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceived affordability of health insurance and medical financial burdens five years in to Massachusetts health reform

Leah Zallman, Rachel Nardin, Assaad Sayah, Danny McCormick

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does a pay-for-performance program for primary care physicians alleviate health inequity in childhood vaccination rates?

Alan Katz, Jennifer Emily Enns, Dan Chateau, Lisa Lix, Doug Jutte, Jeanette Edwards, Marni Brownell, Colleen Metge, Nathan Nickel, Carole Taylor, Elaine Burland, The PATHS Equity Team

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Barriers in household access to medicines for chronic conditions in three Latin American countries

Isabel Cristina Martins Emmerick, Vera Lucia Luiza, Luiz Antonio Bastos Camacho, Catherine Vialle-Valentin, Dennis Ross-Degnan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-national comparison of socioeconomic inequalities in obesity in the United States and Canada

Arjumand Siddiqi, Rashida Brown, Quynh C. Nguyen, Rachel Loopstra, Ichiro Kawachi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The role of income inequality and social policies on income-related health inequalities in Europe

Regina Jutz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social capital and active membership in the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme - a mixed method study

Christine J. Fenenga, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, Alice Ogink, Daniel K. Arhinful, Wouter Poortinga, Inge Hutter

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The old age health security in rural China: where to go?

Baozhen Dai

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How substandard dwellings and housing affordability problems are associated with poor health in a vulnerable population during the economic recession of the late 2000s

Ana M. Novoa, Julia Ward, Davide Malmusi, Fernando Díaz, Mercè Darnell, Carme Trilla, Jordi Bosch, Carme Borrell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Unemployment and health selection in diverging economic conditions: Compositional changes? Evidence from 28 European countries

Kristian Heggebø, Espen Dahl

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Addressing unresolved tensions to build effective partnerships: lessons from an Aboriginal cancer support network

Beatriz Cuesta-Briand, Dawn Bessarab, Shaouli Shahid, Sandra C. Thompson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inequalities in mortality by socioeconomic factors and Roma ethnicity in the two biggest cities in Slovakia: a multilevel analysis

Katarina Rosicova, Sijmen A. Reijneveld, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Roy E. Stewart, Martin Rosic, Johan W. Groothoff, Jitse P. van Dijk

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inequalities in medicine use in Central Eastern Europe: an empirical investigation of socioeconomic determinants in eight countries

Sabine Vogler, August Österle, Susanne Mayer

01.12.2015 | Systematic review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disparities in hypertension among black Caribbean populations: a scoping review by the U.S. Caribbean Alliance for Health Disparities Research Group (USCAHDR)

Aurelian Bidulescu, Damian K. Francis, Trevor S. Ferguson, Nadia R. Bennett, Anselm J. M. Hennis, Rainford Wilks, Eon N. Harris, Marlene MacLeish, Louis W. Sullivan, on behalf of the U.S. Caribbean Alliance for Health Disparities Research Group (USCAHDR)

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

From knowing our needs to enacting change: findings from community consultations with indigenous communities in Bangladesh

Sameera Hussain, Ana Lorena Ruano, Atiya Rahman, Sabina Faiz Rashid, Peter S. Hill

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A population-based analysis of use and outcomes of laparoscopic bariatric surgery across socioeconomic groups in Taiwan

Chun-Che Huang, Yu-Tung Huang, Chong-Chi Chiu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health care utilization and costs among medical-aid enrollees, the poor not enrolled in medical-aid, and the near poor in South Korea

Jae Woo Choi, Eun-Cheol Park, Sung-Youn Chun, Kyu-Tae Han, Euna Han, Tae Hyun Kim

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Integrating traditional indigenous medicine and western biomedicine into health systems: a review of Nicaraguan health policies and miskitu health services

Heather Carrie, Tim K. Mackey, Sloane N. Laird

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Care seeking pathways of older adults with hip fracture in India: exploratory study protocol

Abha Tewari, Kirti Sundar Sahu, Lalit Yadav, Sanghamitra Pati, Srinivas Nallala, Premilla Webster, Robyn Norton, Santosh Rath

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social inequality in morbidity, framed within the current economic crisis in Spain

A.R. Zapata Moya, V. Buffel, C.J. Navarro Yáñez, P. Bracke

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socioeconomic hierarchy and health gradient in Europe: the role of income inequality and of social origins

Louis Chauvel, Anja K. Leist

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysing implementer narratives on addressing health inequity through convergent action on the social determinants of health in India

Devaki Nambiar, Arundati Muralidharan, Samir Garg, Nayreen Daruwalla, Prathibha Ganesan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chronic diseases among the elderly in a rural Vietnam: prevalence, associated socio-demographic factors and healthcare expenditures

Jonathan Mwangi, Asli Kulane, Le Van Hoi

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Eye Care Quality and Accessibility Improvement in the Community (EQUALITY) for adults at risk for glaucoma: study rationale and design

Cynthia Owsley, Lindsay A. Rhodes, Gerald McGwin Jr., Stephen T. Mennemeyer, Mary Bregantini, Nita Patel, Demond M. Wiley, Frank LaRussa, Dan Box, Jinan Saaddine, John E. Crews, Christopher A. Girkin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Primary care visits due to injuries among the Aboriginal off-reserve population of British Columbia, Canada, 1991–2010

Andrew Jin, M. Anne George, Mariana Brussoni, Christopher E. Lalonde, Rod McCormick

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The mediating effect of discrimination, social support and hopelessness on self-rated health of Roma adolescents in Slovakia

Peter Kolarcik, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Sijmen A. Reijneveld, Jitse P. Van Dijk

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bringing stakeholders together for urban health equity: hallmarks of a compromised process

Amy S. Katz, Rebecca M. Cheff, Patricia O’Campo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of primary healthcare reform on equity of utilization of services in the province of Quebec: a 2003–2010 follow-up

Marie-Jo Ouimet, Raynald Pineault, Alexandre Prud’homme, Sylvie Provost, Michel Fournier, Jean-Frédéric Levesque

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Importance of physical health and health-behaviors in adolescence for risk of dropout from secondary education in young adulthood: an 8-year prospective study

Erla Svansdottir, Sigurbjorn A. Arngrimsson, Thorarinn Sveinsson, Erlingur Johannsson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An explorative cross-sectional study examining self-reported health and nutritional status of disadvantaged people using food banks in Germany

Julia Depa, Carolin Hilzendegen, Peter Tinnemann, Nanette Stroebele-Benschop

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mortality differences and inequalities within and between ‘protected characteristics’ groups, in a Scottish Cohort 1991–2009

A. D Millard, G. Raab, J. Lewsey, P. Eaglesham, P. Craig, K. Ralston, G. McCartney

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Poverty identification for a pro-poor health insurance scheme in Tanzania: reliability and multi-level stakeholder perceptions

August Kuwawenaruwa, Jitihada Baraka, Kate Ramsey, Fatuma Manzi, Ben Bellows, Josephine Borghi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceived discrimination among Maghrebi users of health services in Tarragona (Spain)

Lourdes Rubio-Rico, Alba Roca-Biosca, Inmaculada de Molina-Fernández

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of the experience of childhood poverty on adult health-risk behaviors in Japan: a mediation analysis

Maki Umeda, Takashi Oshio, Mayu Fujii

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterizing the vulnerability of frequent emergency department users by applying a conceptual framework: a controlled, cross-sectional study

Patrick Bodenmann, Stéphanie Baggio, Katia Iglesias, Fabrice Althaus, Venetia-Sofia Velonaki, Stephanie Stucki, Corine Ansermet, Sophie Paroz, Lionel Trueb, Olivier Hugli, Judith L. Griffin, Jean-Bernard Daeppen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A tale of two epidemics: gender differences in socio-demographic characteristics and sexual behaviors among HIV positive individuals in Mexico City

Sergio Bautista-Arredondo, Edson Servan-Mori, Fenella Beynon, Andrea González, Patricia Volkow

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring policy driven systemic inequities leading to differential access to care among Indigenous populations with obstructive sleep apnea in Canada

Gregory P. Marchildon, Tarun R. Katapally, Caroline A. Beck, Sylvia Abonyi, JoAnn Episkenew, Punam Pahwa PhD, James A. Dosman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How the economic recession has changed the likelihood of reporting poor self-rated health in Spain

Elena Arroyo, Gemma Renart, Marc Saez

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of the equity of emergency medical services: a cross-sectional survey in Chongqing city

Yalan Liu, Yi Jiang, Shenglan Tang, Jingfu Qiu, Xiaoni Zhong, Yang Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are pre-school girls more likely to be under-nourished in rural Thatta, Pakistan?-a cross-sectional study

Rozina Nuruddin, Wilbur C. Hadden

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

EQUIP Healthcare: An overview of a multi-component intervention to enhance equity-oriented care in primary health care settings

Annette J. Browne, Colleen Varcoe, Marilyn Ford-Gilboe, C. Nadine Wathen, on behalf of the EQUIP Research Team

01.12.2015 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interventions in Primary Care and their contributions to improving equity in health

Ana Lorena Ruano, John Furler, Leiyu Shi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Explaining differences in education-related inequalities in health between urban and rural areas in Mongolia

Javkhlanbayar Dorjdagva, Enkhjargal Batbaatar, Bayarsaikhan Dorjsuren, Jussi Kauhanen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using decision trees for measuring gender equity in the timing of angiography in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a novel approach to equity analysis

Arlene S. Bierman, Adalsteinn D. Brown, Carey M. Levinton

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Labor and delivery service use: indigenous women’s preference and the health sector response in the Chiapas Highlands of Mexico

Midiam Ibáñez-Cuevas, Ileana B. Heredia-Pi, Sergio Meneses-Navarro, Blanca Pelcastre-Villafuerte, Miguel A. González-Block

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Non-attendance of mammographic screening: the roles of age and municipality in a population-based Swedish sample

Maria Norfjord Zidar, Peter Larm, Per Tillgren, Sharareh Akhavan

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