Neighbourhood Inequality, Relative Deprivation and Self-perceived Health Status
AbstractThis study examines the relationship between individuals' health status and the socio-economic composition of the neighbourhoods in which they live. It combines individual microdata from Statistics Canada's 1996-97 National Population Health Survey (NPHS) with neighbourhood-level characteristics estimated from the 1996 Census of Canada.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch in its series Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series with number 2004228e.
Date of creation: 27 Sep 2004
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Ethnic diversity and immigration; Health; Health status and access to health care; Income; pensions; spending and wealth; Lifestyle and social conditions; Low income and inequality;
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