Social inequalities in a variety of indicators of child health were measured using a « small area » geographical method of social classification.
Cross sectional analyses of routine child health information and of a population survey of the height of primary school children were used.
Social classification was by census enumeration district of residence using the Townsend deprivation score.
Over 21 000 children resident in Northumberland born between January 1985 and September 1990, and 9930 children aged 5-8.6 years in Northumberland schools were studied.
Mots-clés Pascal : Etat sanitaire, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Service santé, Enfant, Homme, Inégalité, Zone rurale, Northumberland, Appartenance sociale
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health status, England, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Health service, Child, Human, Inequality, Rural area, Social belonging
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0489515
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.