[Social inequality and health of the elderly--classical or alternative status indicators?].

This article is focussed on the following two questions: first, whether socio-economic status (SES) differentials in health among the aged vary by the indicators of health and SES applied. Secondly it is investigated how SES differentials in health vary by age. The analyses are based on a telephone survey of 821 older people (> or = 60 years) living in a… CONTINUE READING