News tagged with socioeconomic deprivation

Marae link important to Maori in advanced age

Māori in advanced age living in areas of higher socio-economic deprivation were significantly more likely to attend a marae, according to new research from the University of Auckland.

Oct 27, 2015
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Older people moderate with alcohol

Most people in advanced age don't drink alcohol or only drink alcohol moderately, according to recent research from the University of Auckland.

Dec 11, 2014
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Stroke healthcare inequalities remain in the UK

The quality of healthcare provided after a stroke remains uneven in the UK, according to a new study led by King's College London. Despite improvements in equal access to healthcare since 2001, patients from more deprived ...

Apr 15, 2014
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Socioeconomic status key risk for premature births

(Medical Xpress)—Women who live in poorer areas, are older mothers, smokers or are Aboriginal have a higher risk of having a preterm baby, according to a University of Sydney study published in the Australian and New Zealand ...

Dec 05, 2013
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