Response - Marmot Review of health inequalities in England post 2010

By: Deborah Garvie  Published: August 2009


We support the Review’s conclusion that evidence shows that inequalities in social determinants closely relate to health inequalities – the more unequal income distribution, educational outcomes, housing quality are for instance, the more unequal health is.  The condition and location of our homes can have a fundamental impact on our health.  Yet the gap between the housing haves and have-nots is widening and there is a danger of it becoming entrenched for generations.  We argue that there is a strong correlation between housing inequality and health inequality.



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