Individual Study / DEMETRIQ

Developing methodologies to reduce inequalities in the determinants of health

Developing methodologies to reduce inequalities in the determinants of health

Initiatives -
1. Develop, evaluate and refine methodologies for assessing the effects of social, economic and health policies on the pattern and magnitude of health inequalities among socioeconomic groups. 1. Assess the differential health effects by socioeconomic group of ‘natural policy experiments’ in the fields of unemployment and poverty reduction; tobacco and alcohol control; and access to education and preventive health care. 1. Synthesise the evidence from the findings of objectives 1-2, and actively engage users in the research in order to promote the transfer of knowledge for policy and practice with maximum effectiveness.
Start Year
2012
End Year
2014
Funding
FP7-HEALTH (European Commission) - Grant agreement ID: 278511. Overall budget € 3 930 529,60
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor David Stuckler
    University of Bocconi

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
More than two surveys available between the time period 1990 and 2010

Marker Paper

Hoffmann K, De Gelder R, Hu Y, Bopp M, Vitrai J, Lahelma E, Menvielle G, Santana P, Regidor E, Ekholm O, Mackenbach JP, van Lenthe FJ. Trends in educational inequalities in obesity in 15 European countries between 1990 and 2010. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2017 May 8;14(1):63. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0517-8.

PUBMED 28482914

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
238,926
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

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