Equity, opportunity and health

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This article sets out the foundations for a programme of research that aims to explore equality of opportunity in health by drawing on the statistical tools of causal and mediation analysis, while developing a normative approach to the role of early life circumstances and education as a source of inequality of opportunity in health.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413-421
Number of pages9
Issue number3
Early online date13 Apr 2019
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019

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  • Equality of opportunity
  • Equity
  • Health

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