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The widening gap: Health inequalities and policy in Britain

Abstract:

Relentlessly, the wide health gap between different groups of people living in Britain continues to get even wider. This book presents new evidence (which was not available to the government's Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health) on the size of the gap, and the extent to which the gap is widening. In particular, new geographical data are presented and displayed in striking graphical form. It challenges whether the government is concerned enough about reducing inequalities and high...

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Geography
Davey Smith, G More by this author
Publisher:
Policy Press Publisher's website
Series:
Studies in poverty, inequality and social exclusion
Publication date:
1999-11-20
Pubs id:
pubs:647743
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uri:b4336d80-f12d-41d8-a1cf-5b1bd38f8b2b
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uuid:b4336d80-f12d-41d8-a1cf-5b1bd38f8b2b
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