IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.43, no.6, pp.736-748, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
Chronic disease, Self assessed health, Inequality, Decomposition method, RATED HEALTH, RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS, DETERMINANTS, ASSOCIATION, POPULATION, PREVALENCE, COUNTRIES, EQUITY, INDEX, WOMEN
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background: Inequities in health need to be monitored and necessary actions should be taken to reduce them. This study aimed to determine the socioeconomic distribution of self-reported chronic diseases and self-assessed health (SAH) in Turkey and try to evaluate the determinants of such inequalities in terms of their contributions.