Monitoring socio-economic inequalities in health in the European Union: guidelines and illustrations

Contributes to developing a system for monitoring socioeconomic differences in health indicators in the European Union. Provides guidelines for monitoring trends in socioeconomic inequalities in morbidity and mortality, with examples of changes in health inequalities in several countries between the 1980s and the 1990s. (Erasmus University, Netherlands, and European Union Working Group on Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health)


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