Gender and social inequities in health : a public health by Sarah P Wamala; John P Lynch

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Among all employed women, 12 % in the latest census were coded as secretaries. When examining the occupational code “241” for secretaries, we find more than 50 different occupational titles.

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24:26 sida 57 av 66 68mm 71mm 76mm Studentlitteratur 155x223-Stone-2001-10-12 Chapter 3 shorter time than men. Our understanding of the reasons behind these obvious gender inequities in relation to both work-related disease confirmation and rehabilitation programs, needs to be improved for us to be able to redress these historical gender biases. Such gender inequities reflect an unfairness, that should not be accepted in a just society. 3 Approved occupational diseases assessed by the social insurance office in 1994–1997.

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