Who makes the healthiest babies? Education and birth weight in the Czech Republic
ŠTÍPKOVÁ, M. Who makes the healthiest babies? Education and birth weight in the Czech Republic. Oslo, Norsko, 2015.
|Anglický název:||Who makes the healthiest babies? Education and birth weight in the Czech Republic|
|Autoři:||Mgr. Martina Štípková Ph.D.|
|Abstrakt EN:||Inequality in health is omnipresent in modern societies. It occurs even at the very beginning of life and is it is important to understand its causes because poor health in early life translates into health and social disadvantage in later life. The topic of the talk is social inequality in pregnancy outcomes in the Czech Republic in 1990-2014, a period of profound political, economic, and social change. Results of an analysis of the national birth register data are presented. The analysis focuses on educational inequality in pregnancy outcomes Results show that infants of mothers with low education face a large and increasing health disadvantage.|