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Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

differentials of LE and DFLE were calculated for each EL and for each period, as well as composite inequality indices (CII) of population-level impact of inequality. Changes over the 10-year period were then ...

Monitoring health inequalities when the socio-economic composition changes: are the slope and relative indices of inequality appropriate? Results of a simulation study

Keywords: Health inequality Inequality indices Monitoring Relative index of inequality Abstract: BACKGROUND: The slope (SII) and relative (RII) indices of inequality are commonly recommended to monitor health ...

Multinomial additive hazard model to assess the disability burden using cross-sectional data.

maximize the multinomial log-likelihood function subject to a linear inequality constraint. Our simulation study indicates overall good performance of the model, without convergence problems. However, the ...

Educational inequalities in premature mortality by region in the Belgian population in the 2000s

75, Issue 44 (2017) Keywords: Belgium Educational inequalities Health inequalities Premature mortality Abstract: Background In Belgium, socio-economic inequalities in mortality have long been described ...

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Smoking and Smoking Cessation Due to a Smoking Ban: General Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study in Luxembourg.

inequalities, including differences in education level, income, and employment status. Although the smoking ban contributed to a reduction of such inequalities, they still persist, indicating the need for a more ...

Mapping the cause-specific premature mortality reveals large between-districts disparity in Belgium, 2003-2009

Expectancy Flanders Flemish Geographical Geographical-distribution health Health indicator HEALTH POLICIES HEALTH POLICY Heterogeneity Impact Income Income inequality Indicator inequalities inequality ...

Using multiple inequality indices to assess changes in social inequalities for breast cancer screening in Belgium

Inequality (RII) and the Slope Index of Inequality (SII). Results: All indices show a substantialdecrease in inequalities in mammographic uptake between 1997 and 2008. For the indices of total impact (PAF, ...

Decomposing Kenyan socio-economic inequalities in skilled birth attendance and measles immunization

education effect effects ethnic ethnic groups factors father Group health health care Health inequalities health survey health system Health systems HEALTH-CARE HLE HLY household Immunization index Indicator ...

The joint action on healthy life years (JA: EHLEIS)

Years HLY Impact Indicator Indicators inequalities inequality INFORMATION Information system International International workshop IS IT Japan language LEVEL levels Life Life expectancy LIFE STYLE life ...

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