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3. Measuring health inequalities

Helen Moore, Louisa Jorm, Andrew Hayen, Doug Lincoln, Helen Moore, Margaret Thomas, Kevin McCracken, Alan Cass, Joan Cunningham, Wendy Hoy, Ann Harding

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Helen Moore

Louisa Jorm

Andrew Hayen

Doug Lincoln

Helen Moore

Margaret Thomas

Kevin McCracken

Alan Cass

Joan Cunningham

Wendy Hoy

Ann Harding

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.