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Exploring Yamatji perceptions and use of palliative care: an ethnographic study.
BACKGROUND: The Yamatji people comprise several Aboriginal groups living in the Midwest region of Western Australia. Palliative care remains underutilised among Aboriginal groups, but little is known about Yamatji people's ...
Spatial variation in attributable risks.
The attributable risk (AR) measures the contribution of a particular risk factor to a disease, and allows estimation of disease rates specific to that risk. While previous studies consider variability in ARs over demographic ...
To move or not to move? Exploring the relationship between residential mobility, risk of cardiovascular disease and ethnicity in New Zealand.
Residential mobility can have negative impacts on health, with some studies finding that residential mobility can contribute to widening health gradients in the population. However, ethnically differentiated experiences ...
Modelling multiple hospital outcomes: the impact of small area and primary care practice variation.
BACKGROUND: Appropriate management of care--for example, avoiding unnecessary attendances at, or admissions to, hospital emergency units when they could be handled in primary care--is an important part of health strategy. ...