Health in Context [chapter]

Alastair H. Leyland, Peter P. Groenewegen
2020 Multilevel Modelling for Public Health and Health Services Research  
With multilevel analysis, we can model the relationship between the context in which people live or act and an outcome at the individual level. In this chapter we discuss the relationship between the context or macro level and the individual or micro level. Sociologists have developed ways of analysing these relationships that may help our understanding of MLA. At the micro level, it is important to have a theory of human behaviour that takes context into account. But what contexts are
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doi:10.1007/978-3-030-34801-4_2 fatcat:ovtzpblekngp3kk2lwxc6ourmu