Equity, opportunity and health

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DateAccepted/In press - 18 Mar 2019
DateE-pub ahead of print - 13 Apr 2019
DatePublished (current) - Jul 2019
Issue number3
Number of pages9
Pages (from-to)413-421
Early online date13/04/19
Original languageEnglish


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.

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  • Equality of opportunity, Equity, Health

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