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Lecture 1 - SOCI 309 Health and Illness Topic Social inequalities in health Amlie Quesnel-Valle Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics and

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SOCI 309 Health and Illness Topic: Social inequalities in health Amélie Quesnel-Vallée Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts
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SOCI 309 student background Environment Political Science Intnl Development Studies Cognitive science Sociology Occupational therapy Neuroscience Geography Psychology (Arts and Science) Social work Economics Biochemistry Humanistic Studies Biology History Anatomy and Cell Biology Physiology Anthropology Urban systems Biomedical Sciences
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What are social inequalities in health, and why should we care about them?
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Social Inequalities in Health - Individuals Source: Direction de la santé publique de Montréal. http://www.santepub-mtl.qc.ca/Portrait/index.html (accessed 02/02/05). Men Women Years Years Income-related differences Income-related differences years yrs years years years years years years Period Period Upper Upper Lower Lower Middle Middle 5 years
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Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health - By neighborhoods © Agence de développement de réseaux locaux de services de santé et de services sociaux de Montréal Adults without a high school degree Infant mortality
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Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health - Between countries Source: Ross 2004; Adapted from World Bank Development Report 1993: Investing in Health (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), p.34, Fig.1.9: Life Expectancy and Income per Capita for Selected Countries and Periods.
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Source: http://www.pauvrete.qc.ca/IMG/pdf/Mars 2004-Le 1e
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Lecture 1 - SOCI 309 Health and Illness Topic Social inequalities in health Amlie Quesnel-Valle Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics and

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