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Policy priorities to reduce disparities in ischaemic heart disease mortality among regional and rural Australians

Alston, Laura Veronica 2019, Policy priorities to reduce disparities in ischaemic heart disease mortality among regional and rural Australians, Ph.D. thesis, School of Health & Social Development and Population Health, Deakin University.

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Title Policy priorities to reduce disparities in ischaemic heart disease mortality among regional and rural Australians
Alternative title What are potential policy priorities that could contribute to reductions in the disparities in ischaemic heart disease mortality among regional and rural Australians?
Author Alston, Laura Veronica
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health & Social Development
Population Health
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D.
Thesis advisor Nichols, MelanieORCID iD for Nichols, Melanie orcid.org/0000-0002-7834-5899
Date submitted 2019-03-18
Summary This PhD thesis investigated the role of modifiable risk factors in the inequalities in ischaemic heart disease burden in rural Australia. The research highlights a need for addressing other factors, such as access to health services and reducing the barriers for the development of evidence-based policy for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in rural areas.
Language eng
Indigenous content off
Field of Research 160508 Health Policy
111706 Epidemiology
111716 Preventive Medicine
Socio Economic Objective 920506 Rural Health
Description of original 255 p.
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30131081

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