publication . Article . 2010

Socioeconomic inequities in the health and nutrition of children in low/middle income countries Inequidades sociales en la salud y nutrición de niños en países de renta baja y media Iniqüidades sociais na saúde e nutrição de crianças em países de renda baixa e média

Barros,Fernando C; Victora,Cesar G; Scherpbier,Robert; Gwatkin,Davidson;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2010 Journal: Revista de Saúde Pública, volume 44, pages 1-16 (eissn: 0034-8910, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To describe the effects of social inequities on the health and nutrition of children in low and middle income countries. METHODS: We reviewed existing data on socioeconomic disparities within-countries relative to the use of services, nutritional status, morbidity, and mortality. A conceptual framework including five major hierarchical categories affecting inequities was adopted: socioeconomic context and position, differential exposure, differential vulnerability, differential health outcomes, and differential consequences. The search of the PubMed database since 1990 identified 244 articles related to the theme. Results were also analyzed from almos...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Middle income countries, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Welfare economics, Socioeconomic status, business.industry, business, Criança, Estado Nutricional, Fatores Socioeconômicos, Desigualdades em Saúde, Países Desenvolvidos, Países em Desenvolvimento, Epidemiologia Nutricional, Literatura de Revisão como Assunto, Child, Nutritional Status, Socioeconomic Factors, Health Inequalities, Developed Countries, Developing Countries, Nutritional Epidemiology, Review Literature as Topic, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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publication . Article . 2010

Socioeconomic inequities in the health and nutrition of children in low/middle income countries Inequidades sociales en la salud y nutrición de niños en países de renta baja y media Iniqüidades sociais na saúde e nutrição de crianças em países de renda baixa e média

Barros,Fernando C; Victora,Cesar G; Scherpbier,Robert; Gwatkin,Davidson;