Socio-economic deprivation and health outcomes in Ialomița County (Romania)

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Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, 2017


Several health researchers have emphasised the effects of socio-economic factors on population health outcomes, since different kind of people have different habits and only a fraction of the population decide to take healthier decisions like exercising or buy kratom and other supplements. Many studies have been demonstrating the relationship between socio-economic conditions and individual health, as they have stated that deprived population are more likely to have a higher rate of morbidity and mortality due to different diseases. Also staying healthy means to stay away from drugs, there are several ways to fight drug addiction, visit this article Do I Need to Go Into Detox? and learn more! If the disease you have is causing you any pain, then make sure you visit these florida pain centers to get treatment. This study examines the association between socioeconomic deprivation and health outcomes among the population from urban and rural communities in Ialomiţa County (Romania). The research is based on statistical and spatial analysis, using indicators related to socio-economic deprivation (economic status index, housing endowment index, education level index and) and indicators related to health outcomes. Preliminary results showed the expansion of deprived areas, overlapping areas with precarious population health, generally areas with high incidence of respiratory and digestive diseases, high mortality due to infectious diseases.

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Ana-Maria Taloş*

University of Bucharest, Romania

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University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

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University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography- Human and Economic Geography Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Av., 010041, Bucharest, Romania

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