|Table of contents
1. Health inequality monitoring: an overview
1.1 What is monitoring?
1.2 What is involved in health monitoring?
1.3 What is health inequality monitoring?
1.4 Why conduct health inequality monitoring?
1.5 How can health inequality monitoring lead to implementing change?
1.6 How are the social determinants of health related to health inequality monitoring?
2. Data sources
2.1 Data source types
2.2 Population-based data sources
2.3 Institution-based data sources
2.4 Strengths and limitations of key data sources
2.5 Data source mapping
3. Measurement of health inequality
3.1 How can health inequalities be measured?
3.2 Simple measures of inequality (pairwise comparisons)
3.3 Limitations of simple measures of inequality
3.4 Complex measures of inequality
3.5 Complex measures of inequality in ordered groups
3.6 Complex measures of inequality in non-ordered groups
3.7 Population attributable risk
4. Reporting health inequalities
4.1 Audience-conscious reporting
4.2 Methods of presenting data
4.3 Key aspects of health inequality reporting
4.4 Selecting measures of health inequality to report
4.5 Special considerations
4.6 Reporting time trends
4.7 Defining priority areas
5. Step-by-step health inequality assessment: reproductive, maternal and child health in the Philippines
5.1 Selecting relevant health indicators
5.2 Data source mapping
5.3 Data analysis
5.4 Reporting inequality
5.5 Defining priority areas
Appendix: Health indicator definitions