Pool, I., Baxendine, S., Katzenellenbogen, J. & Howard, S. (2006). New Zealand regions, 1986 – 2001: Hospitalisation and some related health facts. (Population Studies Centre Discussion Paper No.63). Hamilton, New Zealand: University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre.
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Once age and gender composition is controlled for, regional health differentials are a function of problems of health service delivery, of socio-economic variance, and overall Māori Pakeha health differences. They indicate relative levels of exclusion and of inequality. This paper shows that these differentials follow in general the patterns seen in other papers in this series.
University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre