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Additive and subtractive resilience strategies as enablers of biographical reinvention: a qualitative study of ex-smokers and never-smokers
The notion of developing resilience is becoming increasingly important as a way of responding to the social determinants of poor health, particularly in disadvantaged groups. It is hypothesized that resilient individuals ...
Inequities in access to healthcare: analysis of national survey data across six Asia-Pacific countries
(BioMed Central, 2013-07)
Background Evidence suggests that there is a link between inequitable access to healthcare and inequitable distribution of illness. A recent World Health Organization report stated that there is a need for research and ...
Investigating Australians’ trust: findings from a national survey.
(Chinese Sociological Association, 2010)
Trust has been identified as an indicator within Social Quality theory. As an important component of social quality, trust has become increasingly important in modern society because literature suggests that trust in a ...
In the interest of food safety: a qualitative study investigating communication and trust between food regulators and food industry in the UK, Australia and New Zealand
(BioMed Central, 2017-02-13)
Background Food regulatory bodies play an important role in public health, and in reducing the costs of food borne illness that are absorbed by both industry and government. Regulation in the food industry involves a ...
Social disparities in the prevalence of diabetes in Australia and in the development of end stage renal disease due to diabetes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia and Maori and Pacific Islanders in New Zealand
(BioMed Central, 2017-10-11)
Background Disparities in health status occur between people with differing socioeconomic status and disadvantaged groups usually have the highest risk exposure and the worst health outcome. We sought to examine the social ...
‘Never testing for HIV’ among Men who have Sex with Men in Viet Nam: results from an internet-based cross-sectional survey
(BioMed Central, 2013-12)
Background Men who have sex with men in Viet Nam have been under-studied as a high-risk group for HIV infection, and this population’s percentage and determinants of HIV testing have not been comprehensively ...
A qualitative study of CVD management and dietary changes: problems of ‘too much’ and ‘contradictory’ information
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-04)
‘Waiting for’ and ‘waiting in’ public and private hospitals: a qualitative study of patient trust in South Australia
(BioMed Central, 2017-05-05)
Background Waiting times for hospital appointments, treatment and/or surgery have become a major political and health service problem, leading to national maximum waiting times and policies to reduce waiting times. ...
Young Children’s Health and Wellbeing Across the Transition to School: A Critical Interpretive Synthesis
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-04-29)
This paper reports on the systematic search and review of the literature relating to the health and wellbeing of young children across the transition to school. It identified 56 papers (including empirical studies, reviews, ...
Evaluating the use of citizens’ juries in food policy: a case study of food regulation
(BioMed Central, 2013-06)
Background Deliberative engagement techniques and citizens’ juries are touted as means of incorporating the public into policy decision-making, managing community expectations and increasing commitment to public health ...