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A strategy and indicators for monitoring social inequalities in health in Québec / : Stratégie et des indicateurs pour la surveillance des inégalités sociales de santé au Québec

2013

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Concerning the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, the minister "shall [. ] focus, insofar as possible, on t he most effective actions as regards health determinants, more particularly actions capable of having an influence on health and welfare inequalities in the population and actions capable of decreasing the risk factors affecting, in particular, the most vulnerable groups of t [...] The intention, in integrating the two monitoring plans, is to integrate and s treamline the work processes associated with the development or implementation of the PCS and P MSM, to combine the work of analysis, interpretation and distribution of information generated by the PCS and t he PMSM, and to ensure better positioning of the monitoring function within organizations, so as to promote more e [...] Institut national de santé publique du Québec 7 A Strategy and Indicators for Monitoring Social Inequalities in Health in Québec The definitions proposed in the literature reflect all the relationships between health and membership in a social category; they go beyond the field of health alone and enter into the overall functioning of society: the balance of power, gender differences, income distr [...] Rate difference (Q5-Q1) The difference in rate corresponds here to the difference between the rates of groups at the extreme ends of the deprivation index, i.e., the most disadvantaged group (Q5) and the most advantaged group (Q1). [...] The PAR by number is obtained by calculating the difference between the number of deaths observed in the population and t he number of deaths that 24 Institut national de santé publique du Québec Cumulative deaths as a % A Strategy and Indicators for Monitoring Social Inequalities in Health in Québec would be observed if the population had the mortality rate of the most advantaged quintile (Q1).

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health equality education politics public health poverty obesity cancer medicine cardiovascular disease disease behavior health equity socioeconomic society economic inequality chronic condition risks life expectancy at birth health treatment social condition census tract social inequalities

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