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The educational gradient in self-rated health in Europe: Does the doctor–patient relationship make a difference?

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Research suggests that doctor–patient relations have evolved from a doctor-centered, paternalistic approach towards a more patient-centered, egalitarian model of interactions between physicians and their patients. Given the long-running debate on the positive relationship between education and health, the question arises how this development in doctor–patient relations affects social inequalities in health. First, we test in how far egalitarian (e.g. discussing treatment decisions with pati...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/0001699316670715

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Oxford, SSD, Sociology
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Oxford, SSD, Sociology
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(FP7/2007–13) 320116/
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615603 Consolidator Grant ‘Sociogenome’
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SAGE Publications Publisher's website
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Acta Sociologica Journal website
Publication date:
2016-10-17
Acceptance date:
2016-08-22
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EISSN:
1502-3869
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pubs:644224
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uri:96cfb84b-3555-4435-b81a-60528f792c4f
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uuid:96cfb84b-3555-4435-b81a-60528f792c4f
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pubs:644224

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