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2 Aug 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Disease, Healthcare, Socio-economic status
This is the fourth report in the Deacades of Disparity series. It updates the earlier reports by providing estimates of ethnic inequalities and income gradients in mortality (all-cause and by-cause) for 2001- 04. The report is an output of the New Zealand Census - Mortality Study, an ongoing record linkage...
6 Apr 2006
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Inequality, Policy, Healthcare, Disability, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
Tatau Kahukura: Māori Health Chart Book is a richly detailed report that offers a descriptive analysis of data, along with statistical information, that is accessible and presented in an easy-to-use format. This report provides a picture of the health status of the Māori population compared to non-Māori. Key indicators relate to...
2 Aug 2010
The report re-examines the concept of amenable mortality (deaths potentially avoidable through health care) as a health system performance measure.Trends in amenable mortality over the past decade are analysed for both New Zealand and Australia. Variation in amenable mortality across the District Health Boards is also analysed,...
2 Oct 2006
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Inequality, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Māori, Pacific People, Population Shifts, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Obesity is widely recognised to be a major public health concern, and inequalities in body fat distribution are of great current interest. This bulletin uses data from the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey to analyse ethnic and gender variations in socio-economic gradients in body fat distribution, using a range of measures of...
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