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Health status, health behaviour and healthcare use among migrants in the UK: evidence from mothers in the Millennium Cohort Study.

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The health of migrants in the UK and their access to healthcare is of considerable policy interest. There is evidence of ethnic inequalities in health and access to and use of healthcare but insufficient consideration of the importance of birth abroad and length of residence in the UK. This study examines indicators of health status, behaviour and healthcare use among mothers of infants in the Millennium Cohort Study, according to whether born in the UK or abroad, individual ethnic grouping, ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
71
Issue:
5
Pages:
1002-1010
Publication date:
2010-09-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:3e51993e-6126-4b56-84f8-5be0894eb09f
Source identifiers:
236790
Local pid:
pubs:236790

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