Socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent health 2002-2010 : a time-series analysis of 34 countries participating in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study
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Information about trends in adolescent health inequalities is scarce, especially at an international level. We examined secular trends in socioeconomic inequality in five domains of adolescent health and the association of socioeconomic inequality with national wealth and income inequality.
Elgar , F J , Pförtner , T-K , Moor , I , De Clercq , B , Stevens , G W J M & Currie , C 2015 , ' Socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent health 2002-2010 : a time-series analysis of 34 countries participating in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study ' Lancet , vol 385 , no. 9982 , pp. 2088-2095 . DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61460-4
Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in The Lancet. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in The Lancet 4 February 2015 DOI 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61460-4
The study was supported by research grants from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Canada Research Chairs programme awarded to FJE. The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study is a WHO collaborative study and funded by public sources in each member country.