Thursday, 27 August 2015

Inequalities in life expectancy

"The persistence of low life expectancy in some areas means that the state, centrally and locally, has not tackled inequalities in health adequately. Inequalities in health are not self-correcting, and the role of wider determinants, lifestyles and services need to be addressed together rather than in isolation from – or in opposition to – each other."

Inequalities in life expectancy: Changes over time and implications for policy
D Buck, D Maguire
The King's Fund
August 2015

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