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  • 1. i Understanding Health and Health Measurements in Jamaica Paul A. Bourne PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 2. ii Understanding Health and Health Measurements in Jamaica PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 3. iii Understanding Health and Health Measurements in Jamaica Paul A. Bourne Socio-Medical Research Institute, Kingston, Jamaica (Formerly Biostatistician and Social Demographer, Dept of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona) PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 4. iv Socio-Medical Research Institute 66 Long Wall, Stony Hill Kingston 9, Jamaica © 2010 by Socio-Medical Research Institute All rights reserved. Published 2010 CATALOGUING IN PUBLICATION DATA Understanding Health and Health Measurements in Jamaica by Paul Bourne Includes bibliographical references ISBN: Covers design by Paul Bourne Book design by Paul Bourne Printed in Jamaica PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 5. v Dedicated toDedicated toDedicated toDedicated to Paul A. Bourne, Jnr. DruAnn Bourne Kerron and Kimani Bourne PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 6. vi Contents Prologue Chapter One Health Measurement Chapter Two Variations in social determinants of health using an adolescence population: By different measurements, dichotomization and non-dichotomization of health Chapter Three Social Determinants of Health in a developing Caribbean nation: Are there differences based on municipalities and other demographic characteristics? Chapter Four Sociomedical Public Health in Jamaica Chapter Five The validity of using self-reported illness to measure objective health Chapter Six Modelling social determinants of self-evaluated health of poor older people in a middle-income developing nation Chapter Seven Men’s health in Jamaica: Those in the wealthy social hierarchies Chapter Eight Determinants of self-reported health conditions of people in the lower socioeconomic strata, Jamaica Chapter Nine Paradoxities in self-evaluated health data in a developing country Chapter Ten Ill-males in an English-Speaking Caribbean Society PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 7. vii Chapter Eleven Health of females in Jamaica: using two cross-sectional surveys Chapter Twelve Self-rated health of the educated and uneducated classes in Jamaica Chapter Thirteen Dichotomising poor self-reported health status: Using secondary cross-sectional survey data for Jamaica Chapter Fourteen Retesting and refining theories on the association between illness, chronic illness and poverty: Are there other disparities? Chapter Fifteen Child Health Disparities in an English-Speaking Caribbean nation: Using parents’ views from a national survey Chapter Sixteen Disparities in self-rated health, health care utilization, illness, chronic illness and other socioeconomic characteristics of the Insured and Uninsured Chapter Seventeen Social determinants of self-reported health across the Life Course Chapter Eighteen Variations in health, illness and health care-seeking behaviour of those in the upper social hierarchies in a Caribbean society Chapter Nineteen Self-reported health and medical care-seeking behaviour of uninsured Jamaicans Chapter Twenty Health of children less than 5 years old in an Upper Middle Income Country: Parents’ views Chapter Twenty One PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 8. viii An Epidemiological Transition of Health Conditions, and Health Status of the Old-Old-To- Oldest-Old in Jamaica: A comparative analysis Chapter Twenty Two Hypertensive and modeling their social determinants of self-rated health status in a middle- income developing nation Chapter Twenty Three Chronic health conditions in Jamaica: Diabetes mellitus, hypertension and arthritis Chapter Twenty Four Childhood Health in Jamaica: changing patterns in health conditions of children 0-14 years Chapter Twenty Five Gender differences in self-assessed health of young adults in an English-speaking Caribbean nation Chapter Twenty Six Self-reported health and medical care-seeking behaviour of uninsured Jamaicans Chapter Twenty Seven Self-evaluated health and health conditions of rural residents in a middle-income nation Chapter Twenty Eight Health Status of Urban and Peri-Urban Residents: Are there Health Disparities between the municipalities in Jamaica? Chapter Twenty Nine Self-rated health status of young adolescent females in a middle-income developing country Chapter Thirty The quality of sample surveys in a developing nation Chapter Thirty One PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • 9. ix The image of health status and quality of life in a Caribbean society Chapter Thirty Two Determinants of Quality of Life of youths in an English Speaking Caribbean nation Chapter Thirty Three The uninsured ill in a developing nation Chapter Thirty Four Health of males in Jamaica Chapter Thirty Five Good Health Status of Older and Oldest Elderly in Jamaica: Are there differences between rural and urban areas? Chapter Thirty Six Quality of Life of Youths in Jamaica Chapter Thirty Seven Factors that Influence Wellbeing of the Working Aged Population in Jamaica Chapter Thirty Eight A conceptual framework of wellbeing in some Western nations Chapter Thirty Nine Social parameters of self-evaluated health of poor aged Jamaicans Epilogue PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com

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