Rahman MH, Singh A, Socio-economic inequalities in the risk of diseases and associated risk factors in India, 2011, Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology Vol. 3(11), pp. 520-528.

Using Indian Human Development Survey (2004-05) this paper points out that 1) there are significant socio-economic inequalities in the risk of diseases in India, 2) diabetes and high blood pressure are associated with affluence, 3) no sufficient evidence to suggest that TB and mental illness are associated with poverty and 4) the risk factors likes moking, drinking, and tobacco use are concentrated more among the poorer sections of the society.

Rahman MH
Singh A