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Social Inequalities in Health: New Evidence and Policy Implications

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 30 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1177
  1. Petter Kristensen (

Do we really welcome one more book on social inequalities in health now? Or have we had sufficient explanations, suggestions, and “beyond-the-Black-Report” analyses? There will be some that think so. None the less, I strongly commend this book. It is the result of a five year European Science Foundation Programme on “Social Variation in Health Expectancy in Europe,” and includes contributors who are among the most distinguished scientists in the field. In nine chapters, they present state of …

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