publication . Article . 2015

Percepciones laicas sobre las desigualdades enla salud y medioambiente y su relación con la salud mental

Rita Morais; M L Lima;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2015
  • Publisher: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract Health inequalities are very well documented in epidemiological research: rich people live longer and have fewer diseases than poor people. Recently, a growing amount of evidence from environmental sciences confirms that poor people are also more exposed to pollution and other environmental threats. However, research in the social sciences has shown a broad lack of awareness about health inequalities. In this paper, based on data collected in Portugal, we will analyze the consciousness of both health and environmental injustices and test one hypothesis for this social blindness. The results show, even more clearly than before, that public opinion tends ...
free text keywords: Health Inequalities, Social Inequity, Environment, Desigualdade em Saúde, Iniquidade Social, Meio Ambiente, Desigualdades em la Salud, Inequidad Social, Ambiente, :Ciências Médicas::Medicina Clínica [Domínio/Área Científica], :Ciências Médicas::Ciências da Saúde [Domínio/Área Científica], :Ciências Médicas::Outras Ciências Médicas [Domínio/Área Científica], Medicine, R, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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