Description
SOCIAL INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH
This course critically evaluates social science and epidemiological theory and research on social inequalities in health. A consistently important finding is the positive gradient between socioeconomic position and health. Is this gradient socially patterned? This question is examined by drawing on research from U.S., Other industrialized countries, and the third world. This course devotes special attention to conceptual and measurement issues, the social context of health, hierarchical linear modeling or multilevel analysis, and ecological and life course perspectives.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
BCHS 2598
Academic Group
Grad School of Public Health
Academic Organization
Behavioral & Communty Hlth Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: BIOST 2011 or EPIDEM 2110
Typically Offered
Summer