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Title: Research on Health Inequalities in Latin America and the Caribbean: Bibliometric Analysis (1971–2000) and Descriptive Content Analysis (1971–1995) Read More: http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.93.12.2037
Other Titles: American Journal of Public Health
Authors: Almeida Filho, Naomar Monteiro de
Kawachi, Ichiro
Pellegrini Filho, Alberto
Dachs, J. Norberto W.
Issue Date: 2003
Abstract: We conducted a bibliometric and content analysis of research on health inequalities produced in Latin American and Caribbean countries. In our bibliometric analysis (n = 576), we used indexed material published between 1971 and 2000. The content analysis (n = 269) covered the period 1971 to 1995 and included unpublished material. We found recent rapid growth in overall output. Brazil, Chile, and Mexico contributed mostly empirical research, while Ecuador and Argentina produced more conceptual studies. We found, in the literature reviewed, a relative neglect of gender, race, and ethnicity issues. We also found remarkable diversity in research designs, however, along with strong consideration of ecological and ethnographic methods absent in other research traditions.
Description: Texto completo: acesso restrito. p. 2037-2043
URI: http://repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/14130
ISSN: 0090-0036
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