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What types of interventions generate inequalities?

Evidence from systematic reviews 

Theo Lorenc 1, Mark Petticrew 1, Vivian Welch 2, Peter Tugwell 2

J Epidemiol Community Health doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201257 -  August 2012


Some effective public health interventions may increase inequalities by disproportionately benefiting less disadvantaged groups
(‘intervention-generated inequalities’ or IGIs). There is a need to understand which types of interventions are likely to produce IGIs, and which can reduce inequalities.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 August 2012 18:29

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