Week 7a

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7. (10/17) a. Variations in health care (by place, race, class, gender)


Idea: Inequalities in how people are treated are associated with place, race, class, gender, even after conditioning on other relevant variables.


Case: Immunization levels (again), Access to cardiac procedures, Evaluation of angina, Variation in mortality of the elderly across communities


Readings: Egede 2003, Alter 1999, Roger 2000, Davey-Smith 2000, Bassuk 2002



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