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Deprivation and ill-health
 — new scientific evidence and the implications for policy
Author(s)Peter Townsend
PublisherInstitute for Health Policy Studies, Southampton, 1990
Pages25 pp
SourceFaculty of Social Sciences, The University, Southampton SO9 5NH
KeywordsHealth [elderly] ; Social characteristics [elderly] ; Sexual equality ; Poverty.
AnnotationReviews some of the recent evidence about the links between material deprivation and ill health, and argues that there is a tendency to interpret much ill health in terms of individual responsibility for life style.
Accession NumberCPA-910502003
ClassmarkCC: F: TM8: W6

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