Multimorbidity and equity in health
Edited by Dr Efrat Shadmi
International Journal for Equity in Health
Multimorbidity, the co-occurrence of health conditions in individuals and populations, is a phenomenon with high burden and high prevalence in persons and groups of disadvantaged circumstances, such as low socioeconomic status, immigrants and ethnic/cultural minorities.
This article collection continues to accept papers on patterns and trends of multimorbidity inequity, variations in multimorbidity burden by social characteristics, and on the impact of multimorbidity inequity on health care resource use and outcomes. Authors who would like their papers to be published in the ongoing series are asked to indicate so in their cover letter during submission.
This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Editor declares no competing interests.