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Measuring health inequalities in New South Wales

Helen Moore, Louisa Jorm

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 12(5) 120 - 125 Published: 2001

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Helen Moore

Louisa Jorm

Abstract

This paper presents information on some key indicators of inequality in health in NSW related to demographic, socioeconomic and geographic factors. Its purposes are to highlight some of the more striking health inequalities, and to describe some of the challenges in improving their measurement.