Life expectancy of different ethnic groups using death records linked to population census data for 4.62 million people in Scotland
Laurence Gruer, Geneviève Cézard, Esta Clark, Anne Douglas, Markus Steiner,3 Andrew Millard, Duncan Buchanan, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Aziz Sheikh and Raj Bhopal, BMJ, July 2016
Life expectancy is a useful measure of population health but rarely estimated for ethnic minorities due to lack of data. This article aims to...
Sundari Anitha, Anupama Roy and Harshita Yalamarty with Nalini Trivedi and Anjali Chahal, University of Lincoln, January 2016
This timely report sheds light on the little known phenomenon of transnational marriage abandonment, a problem involving the abandonment of foreign...
Ethnic variations in asthma hospital admission, readmission and death: A retrospective, national cohort study of 4.62 million people in Scotland
Aziz Sheikh, Markus F. C. Steiner, Genevieve Cezard, Narinder Bansal, Colin Fischbacher, Colin R. Simpson, Anne Douglas, and Raj Bhopal, The University of Edinburgh, BMC Medicine, January 2016
This study investigates ethnic variations in asthma outcomes across an entire population. There are very substantial ethnic variations in...
Pilot study linking primary care records to Census, cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality data in Scotland: Feasibility, utility and potential
Anne Douglas, Genevieve Cézard, Colin R. Simpson, Markus F.C. Steiner, Raj Bhopal, Narinder Bansal, Aziz Sheikh, Hester J.T. Ward and Colin M. Fischbacher, University of Edinburgh, Journal of Public Health, December 2015
There are substantial ethnic variations in the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related hospitalization and mortality in Scotland. This study...
Access to healthcare for people facing multiple vulnerabilities in health in 26 cities across 11 countries: Report on the social and medical data gathered in 2014 in nine European countries, Turkey and Canada.
Chauvin P, Simonnot N, Vanbiervliet F, Vicart M and Vuillermoz C, Doctors of the World – Médecins du monde international network, May 2015
Europe is the cradle of human rights – the range of international texts and State commitments that ensure people’s basic and universal rights...
Osea Giutella, Catia Nicodemo & Carlos Vargas-Silva, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, May 2015
This paper analyses the effects of immigration on access to health care in England. Linking administrative records from the Hospital Episode...
Wemyss, Rachel, Matthews, Zoe & Jones, Helen, Friends Families and Travellers & Leeds GATE, April 2015
This project was funded by the Department of Health and was aimed at addressing the chronic exclusion of Gypsies and Travellers across the...
Bignall, Tracey, Race Equality Foundation, Engage London, March 2015
Mental health is defined as ‘a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of...
Blake, Margaret, Bowes, Alison & Mir, Ghizala, NIHR School for Social Care Research, February 2015
People from black and minority ethnic groups report lower levels of satisfaction than white British people in social care service user experience...
Marlow, Laura A V, Waller & Jo, Wardle, Jane, Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care doi:10.1136/jfprhc-2014-101082, January 2015
This study sought to explore self-perceived barriers to cervical screening attendance among ethnic minority women compared to white British women....
Policy and practice research
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