Methods to Measure Socio-Economic Inequalities in Health for Indian Adolescents
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Parmar, P., Mathur, M. R., Tsakos, G., & Watt, R. G. (2016). Methods to Measure Socio-Economic Inequalities in Health for Indian Adolescents. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6568

Abstract

There is lack of standardized and reliable questionnaires to capture various behavioural aspects of subjective health of the population in India and this study was aimed to identify and validate methods and scales measuring determinants of socio-economic inequalities in health in context to Indian adolescents residing in diverse urban areas. In this study scales and questions from internationally validated questionnaires were adopted, and then reliability and validity tests were conducted through a cross sectional study on 1386 Indian adolescents residing in diverse areas of residence (slums, middle class and resettlement colonies) and standardized them to be used on Indian adolescent.

https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6568
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