Content with the tag: desigualdades en salud

Perceived health status

Infodata

Perceived health status

December 2020

Social Inclusion

People of Spanish and foreign nationalities alike have a perception of their health as good or very good, and above the European Union average.

Why do children from disadvantaged families have a higher risk of developing childhood obesity?

Article

Why do children from disadvantaged families have a higher risk of developing childhood obesity?

September 2020

Social Inclusion
Ana R. Sepúlveda, Tatiana Lacruz, Santos Solano, Marta Rojo, Francisco J. Román and Miriam Blanco, ANOBAS research group, Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM); Adapted by: Sílvia Galilea and Carina Bellver (StoryData);

¿Does childhood obesity as a result of a disadvantaged family environment exist? This article points towards the fact that, in the face of psychological distress, many children use food as an escape valve, which causes a loss of control over their diet.

How is the use and expenditure of public healthcare services distributed?

Article

How is the use and expenditure of public healthcare services distributed?

June 2020

Social Inclusion
Anna García-Altés, Catalan Agency for Health Quality and Evaluation (AQuAS); Emili Vela, Montse Clèries and Cristina Adroher, CatSalut; Vincenzo Alberto Vella, CIBERESP; Adapted by Xavier Aguilar;

Healthcare spending is unequal: it increases with age and is higher among men than women. Furthermore, 5% of the population is responsible for 50% of total expenditure. We analyse the factors that explain this, within a pre-covid-19 scenario.

Health

Report

Health

October 2019

Social Inclusion
Luis Ayala Cañón, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos y EQUALITAS; Olga Cantó Sánchez, Universidad de Alcalá y EQUALITAS; Rosa Martínez López, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos y EQUALITAS; Carolina Navarro Ruiz, UNED y EQUALITAS; Marina Romaguera de la Cruz, Universidad de Alcalá y EQUALITAS;

This report analyses four challenges relating to health in Spain: improving the population’s health, promoting healthy lifestyle habits, guaranteeing access to healthcare and the viability of services for dependency.

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