[Socioeconomic and educational inequities as independent predictors for mortality in a developing country: A cohort study in San Francisco, Chile].

@article{Koch2007SocioeconomicAE,
  title={[Socioeconomic and educational inequities as independent predictors for mortality in a developing country: A cohort study in San Francisco, Chile].},
  author={Elard Koch and Tom{\'a}s Romero and Leopoldo Manr{\'i}quez and M. F. Escalante Paredes and Esteban Ort{\'u}zar and Alan Taylor and Carolinne Rom{\'a}n and A{\'i}da Kirschbaum and Carlos R Diaz},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={2007},
  volume={135 11},
  pages={1370-9}
}
BACKGROUND The socioeconomic position (SEP) and educational level of individuals have an inverse correlation with mortality in developed societies. AIM To assess in a society undergoing a socioeconomic transition, the mortality risk associated to a low SEP (combination of education and income, scale 0-25 points, reference > 10 points) and low education (education years, reference > 8 years), adjusting for other known risk factors. MATERIAL AND METHODS In this prospective cohort study, a… CONTINUE READING