Understanding The Dynamics Of Socioeconomic Related Health Inequalities

Grant number: DE150100309 | Funding period: 2015 - 2017

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Abstract

Health differences across socio-economic groups have persisted in many countries, including Australia, despite decades of considerable improvements in life expectancy and average health status. Little is known of how policies may influence socio-economic health inequalities as the mechanisms underlying them are complex and the causes differ across population groups and over the lifecycle. This project aims to develop methods to quantify the major mechanisms that give rise to changes in socio-economic health inequalities in Australia. This project aims to improve our understanding of the dynamic factors that drive changes in health inequalities, thus providing useful information for decision ..

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