A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence: an unshakeable status quo?

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A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence : an unshakeable status quo? / Tapager, Ina; Bender, Anne Mette; Andersen, Ingelise.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2022.

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Tapager, I, Bender, AM & Andersen, I 2022, 'A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence: an unshakeable status quo?', Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1177/14034948211062308

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Tapager, I., Bender, A. M., & Andersen, I. (2022). A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence: an unshakeable status quo? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1177/14034948211062308

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Tapager I, Bender AM, Andersen I. A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence: an unshakeable status quo? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1177/14034948211062308

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Tapager, Ina ; Bender, Anne Mette ; Andersen, Ingelise. / A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence : an unshakeable status quo?. In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2022.

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title = "A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence: an unshakeable status quo?",
abstract = "AIMS: It is well known that there is a socioeconomic gradient in the prevalence of many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes (T2DM). We present a simple assessment of the macro-level association between area socioeconomic disadvantage and the area-level prevalence of T2DM in Danish municipalities and the development in this relationship over the last decade.METHODS: We used readily available public data on the socioeconomic composition of municipalities and T2DM prevalence to illustrate this association and report the absolute and relative summary measures of socioeconomic inequality over the time period 2008-2018.RESULTS: The results show a persistent relationship between municipality socioeconomic disadvantage and T2DM prevalence across all analyses, with a modelled gap in T2DM prevalence between the most and least disadvantaged municipalities, the slope index of inequality, of 1.23 [0.97;1.49] in 2018.CONCLUSIONS: These results may be used to indicate areas with specific needs, to encourage systematic monitoring of socioeconomic gradients in health, and to provide a descriptive backdrop for a discussion of how to tackle these socioeconomic and geographic inequalities, which seem to persist even in the context of the comprehensive welfare systems in Scandinavia.",
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T1 - A decade of socioeconomic inequality in type 2 diabetes area-level prevalence

T2 - an unshakeable status quo?

AU - Tapager, Ina

AU - Bender, Anne Mette

AU - Andersen, Ingelise

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N2 - AIMS: It is well known that there is a socioeconomic gradient in the prevalence of many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes (T2DM). We present a simple assessment of the macro-level association between area socioeconomic disadvantage and the area-level prevalence of T2DM in Danish municipalities and the development in this relationship over the last decade.METHODS: We used readily available public data on the socioeconomic composition of municipalities and T2DM prevalence to illustrate this association and report the absolute and relative summary measures of socioeconomic inequality over the time period 2008-2018.RESULTS: The results show a persistent relationship between municipality socioeconomic disadvantage and T2DM prevalence across all analyses, with a modelled gap in T2DM prevalence between the most and least disadvantaged municipalities, the slope index of inequality, of 1.23 [0.97;1.49] in 2018.CONCLUSIONS: These results may be used to indicate areas with specific needs, to encourage systematic monitoring of socioeconomic gradients in health, and to provide a descriptive backdrop for a discussion of how to tackle these socioeconomic and geographic inequalities, which seem to persist even in the context of the comprehensive welfare systems in Scandinavia.

AB - AIMS: It is well known that there is a socioeconomic gradient in the prevalence of many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes (T2DM). We present a simple assessment of the macro-level association between area socioeconomic disadvantage and the area-level prevalence of T2DM in Danish municipalities and the development in this relationship over the last decade.METHODS: We used readily available public data on the socioeconomic composition of municipalities and T2DM prevalence to illustrate this association and report the absolute and relative summary measures of socioeconomic inequality over the time period 2008-2018.RESULTS: The results show a persistent relationship between municipality socioeconomic disadvantage and T2DM prevalence across all analyses, with a modelled gap in T2DM prevalence between the most and least disadvantaged municipalities, the slope index of inequality, of 1.23 [0.97;1.49] in 2018.CONCLUSIONS: These results may be used to indicate areas with specific needs, to encourage systematic monitoring of socioeconomic gradients in health, and to provide a descriptive backdrop for a discussion of how to tackle these socioeconomic and geographic inequalities, which seem to persist even in the context of the comprehensive welfare systems in Scandinavia.

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