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Poverty and health monitoring report

Suzuki, Emi
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2012

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Health data at the national level do not reveal the inequalities associated with poverty within a country; therefore national progress toward health goals can be made without much improvement in the health status of the poor. Poverty quintile analysis is useful here: it disaggregates data on health indicators by the socioeconomic status of households. In this report it is used to study the levels and trends in health inequalities in developing countries.

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Washington, DC : World Bank, 2012.

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1 online resource.

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"April 2012."

"Paper prepared for the Health, Nutrition and Population Unit, Human Development Network, The World Bank, 2012"--P. iii.

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  • English


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