Poverty, Inequality and Health: An International Perspective; Mind the Gap: Hierarchies, Health and Human EvolutionBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7306.239/a (Published 28 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:239
- Ronan Conroy, lecturer in biostatistics (email@example.com)
- Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin
Poverty, Inequality and Health: An International Perspective
David Leon, Gill Walt
Oxford University Press, £29.50, pp 368
ISBN 0 19 263196 9
Mind the Gap: Hierarchies, Health and Human Evolution
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, £7.99, pp 76
ISBN 0 297 64648 6
Irecently found myself haranguing an audience of trainee epidemiologists in Finland. Too many epidemiologists, it seems to me, are happy to spend their careers rediscovering the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. “Find yourselves an interesting and unsolved problem and leave cholesterol, smoking and blood pressure alone,” I snarled. “For instance” … and the first thing that came to mind was social inequality and health.
It's a classic case. We have known for …
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