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  • Understanding Health and Health Measurements in Jamaica Paul A. Bourne i PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
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  • Understanding Health and Health Measurements in Jamaica Paul A. BourneSocio-Medical Research Institute, Kingston, Jamaica (Formerly Biostatistician andSocial Demographer, Dept of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona) iii PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • Socio-Medical Research Institute66 Long Wall, Stony HillKingston 9, Jamaica© 2010 by Socio-Medical Research InstituteAll rights reserved. Published 2010CATALOGUING IN PUBLICATION DATAUnderstanding Health and Health Measurements in Jamaica by Paul BourneIncludes bibliographical referencesISBN:Covers design by Paul BourneBook design by Paul BournePrinted in Jamaica iv PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • Dedicated to Paul A. Bourne, Jnr. DruAnn Bourne Kerron and Kimani Bourne vPDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • ContentsPrologueChapter OneHealth MeasurementChapter TwoVariations in social determinants of health using an adolescence population: By differentmeasurements, dichotomization and non-dichotomization of healthChapter ThreeSocial Determinants of Health in a developing Caribbean nation: Are there differences based onmunicipalities and other demographic characteristics?Chapter FourSociomedical Public Health in JamaicaChapter FiveThe validity of using self-reported illness to measure objective healthChapter SixModelling social determinants of self-evaluated health of poor older people in a middle-incomedeveloping nationChapter SevenMen’s health in Jamaica: Those in the wealthy social hierarchiesChapter EightDeterminants of self-reported health conditions of people in the lower socioeconomic strata,JamaicaChapter NineParadoxities in self-evaluated health data in a developing countryChapter TenIll-males in an English-Speaking Caribbean Society vi PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • Chapter ElevenHealth of females in Jamaica: using two cross-sectional surveysChapter TwelveSelf-rated health of the educated and uneducated classes in JamaicaChapter ThirteenDichotomising poor self-reported health status: Using secondary cross-sectional survey data forJamaicaChapter FourteenRetesting and refining theories on the association between illness, chronic illness and poverty:Are there other disparities?Chapter FifteenChild Health Disparities in an English-Speaking Caribbean nation: Using parents’ views from anational surveyChapter SixteenDisparities in self-rated health, health care utilization, illness, chronic illness and othersocioeconomic characteristics of the Insured and UninsuredChapter SeventeenSocial determinants of self-reported health across the Life CourseChapter EighteenVariations in health, illness and health care-seeking behaviour of those in the upper socialhierarchies in a Caribbean societyChapter NineteenSelf-reported health and medical care-seeking behaviour of uninsured JamaicansChapter TwentyHealth of children less than 5 years old in an Upper Middle Income Country: Parents’ viewsChapter Twenty One vii PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • An Epidemiological Transition of Health Conditions, and Health Status of the Old-Old-To-Oldest-Old in Jamaica: A comparative analysisChapter Twenty TwoHypertensive and modeling their social determinants of self-rated health status in a middle-income developing nationChapter Twenty ThreeChronic health conditions in Jamaica: Diabetes mellitus, hypertension and arthritisChapter Twenty FourChildhood Health in Jamaica: changing patterns in health conditions of children 0-14 yearsChapter Twenty FiveGender differences in self-assessed health of young adults in an English-speaking CaribbeannationChapter Twenty SixSelf-reported health and medical care-seeking behaviour of uninsured JamaicansChapter Twenty SevenSelf-evaluated health and health conditions of rural residents in a middle-income nationChapter Twenty EightHealth Status of Urban and Peri-Urban Residents: Are there Health Disparities between themunicipalities in Jamaica?Chapter Twenty NineSelf-rated health status of young adolescent females in a middle-income developing countryChapter ThirtyThe quality of sample surveys in a developing nationChapter Thirty One viii PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com
  • The image of health status and quality of life in a Caribbean societyChapter Thirty TwoDeterminants of Quality of Life of youths in an English Speaking Caribbean nationChapter Thirty ThreeThe uninsured ill in a developing nationChapter Thirty FourHealth of males in JamaicaChapter Thirty FiveGood Health Status of Older and Oldest Elderly in Jamaica: Are there differences between ruraland urban areas?Chapter Thirty SixQuality of Life of Youths in JamaicaChapter Thirty SevenFactors that Influence Wellbeing of the Working Aged Population in JamaicaChapter Thirty EightA conceptual framework of wellbeing in some Western nationsChapter Thirty NineSocial parameters of self-evaluated health of poor aged JamaicansEpilogue ix PDF Created with deskPDF PDF Writer - Trial :: http://www.docudesk.com