Inequity and Heart Disease

Clearinghouse Connector – May 2012

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Socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular disease in Australia Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2006

Inequity and risk factors

Health inequalities in Australia : morbidity, health behaviours, risk factors and health service use Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; Queensland University of Technology, 2006

Chronic diseases and associated risk factors in Australia, 2006 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2006

Heart disease and women

Women and heart disease : cardiovascular profile of women in Australia Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2010

Women and heart disease : forum report National Heart Foundation of Australia, 2011

Women, heart disease and inequity

Cardiovascular inflammation in healthy women : multilevel associations with state-level prosperity, productivity and income equality BMC Public Health, 2012

Reducing health inequity

Targeted approaches for reducing inequities in chronic disease: disease prevention, access to services, and continuity of care are the important areas Medical Journal of Australia, 2003

Health policy

National women’s health policy 2010 Australia. Department of Health and Ageing, 2010

Health equity in Australia : a policy framework based on action on the social determinants of obesity, alcohol and tobacco National Preventative Health Taskforce, 2009

Related websites

Heart Foundation Go Red For Women campaign

VicHealth Health inequalities

Australian National Preventive Health Agency

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