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Type: Thesis
Title: The role of commonsense understandings in social inequalities in health : an investigation in the context of dental health / Michael Davies.
Author: Davies, Michael John
Issue Date: 2000
School/Discipline: Dept. of Public Health
Abstract: Concerned with the contribution of commonsense understandings of disease to social differentials in health outcomes. Argues that understandings in part reflect the social circumstances of an individual and mediate preventive activities and use of services, thereby influencing health outcomes. These are examined using the specific health outcomes of tooth loss and tooth decay.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Public Health, 2000
Subject: Health services accessibility Australia
Equality Health aspects Australia
Health status indicators.
Dental care Australia Utilization.
Social medicine Research.
Medical care Evaluation.
Health behavior Australia
Description: Bibliography: leaves 203-219.
219 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
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