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A Comparative Health Survey of the Inhabitants of Roma Settlements in Hungary
Author(s): Zsigmond Kósa, MD, PhD, György Széles, MD, PhD, László Kardos, MD, PhD, Karolina Kósa, MD, PhD, Renáta Németh, MSc, Sándor Országh, MSc, Gabriella Fésüs, MSc, Martin McKee, MD, Róza Ádány, MD, PhD, and Zoltán Vokó, MD, PhD
Abstract:

Objectives. We compared the health of people living in Roma settlements with that of the general population in Hungary.

 
A question of identity: the social exclusion of housed Gypsies and Travellers
Author(s): Greenfields M, Smith D
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This article draws upon a series of survey-based and qualitative studies in the UK to examine the experiences of Gypsies and Travellers resident in ‘bricks and mortar’ accommodation. 

Anthropometry, nutrition status and thymic size of Gypsy newborns from southwestern Slovakia.
Author(s): Varga I, Toth F, Uhrinova A, Nescakova E, Pospisilova V, Polak S
Abstract:

Gypsy population represents a specific minority in Slovakia that differs from the majority population by its origin and genetic markers, as well as by generally lower social and economic status and lower hygienic standards of living. The aim of the present work is the analysis of anthropometric dimensions and indexes, as well as of thymus size, in the group of Gypsy and non-Gypsy newborns from the Southern Slovakia.

Cardiovascular risk predictors in central Slovakian Roma children and adolescents: regional differences.
Author(s): Hujová Z, Alberty R, Ahlers I, Ahlersová E, Paulíková E, Desatniková J, Gábor D, Hrubá F
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The objective of the study was to determine some Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factors in 174 Roma children and adolescents (88 males and 86 females) aged 7-18 in 3 Central Slovakian cities (44 from Zilina, 39 from Bansk, Bystrica and 91 from Rimavská Sobota). 

Comparison of the health of Roma and non-Roma children living in the district of Teplice
Author(s): Miroslav Dostal, Jan Topinka, Radim J. Sram
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Objectives To compare the morbidity of 66 Roma and 466 non-Roma children born and living in a diffused type of habitation in the district of Teplice.

Environmental survey of segregated habitats of Roma in Hungary: a way to be empowering and reliable in minority research
Author(s): Kósa K, Daragó L, Ádány R
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Background: Roma people, the largest minority in Europe live in segregated communites in several countries. The size of the Roma population is based on estimations deriving from various sources, whereas only narrative accounts of their living conditions have been available.

Evaluation of the action plan for Roma people in health area
Author(s): Rodin U
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By virtue of the national program for Romanies and participation in the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005-2015, Croatia has chosen its strategic standpoint toward programs of social inclusion of Romanies in four priority areas: housing, education, employment and health.

Health Behavior Survey and Health Promotion Clubs for Elderly Roma People and Screening for Oral Cancer - Model Program
Author(s): Csepe P, Forrai J, Lokkos A, Solymosi B J
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The aim of this study was to determine risk factors in the elderly Roma population. The project also aimed to improve risky behavior with information and orientation moreover promote the needs for services. We also intended to establish health promotion clubs with the help of local Roma leaders, social workers and public health officers. We used the data and experinces in a project aimed at screening for oral cancer.

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