Bmc Public Health 2017; 17(1): 956 -

Ability of ecological deprivation indices to measure social inequalities in a French cohort.

Temam S, Varraso R, Pornet C, Sánchez M, Affret A, Jacquemin B, Clavel-Chapelon F, Rey G, Rican S, Le Moual N
15.12.2017
Label: BACKGROUND
Despite the increasing interest in place effect to explain health inequalities, there is currently no consensus on which kind of area-based socioeconomic measures researchers should use to assess neighborhood socioeconomic position (SEP). The study aimed to evaluate the reliability of different area-based deprivation indices (DIs) in capturing socioeconomic residential conditions of French elderly women cohort.
DOI
10.1186/s12889-017-4967-3