Adolescent expectations of early death predict young adult socioeconomic status.

@article{Nguyen2012AdolescentEO,
  title={Adolescent expectations of early death predict young adult socioeconomic status.},
  author={Quynh Chi Nguyen and Jon M. Hussey and Carolyn Tucker Halpern and Andr{\'e}s Villaveces and Stephen William Marshall and Arjumand Siddiqi and C. Poole},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={74 9},
  pages={1452-60}
}
Among adolescents, expectations of early death have been linked to future risk behaviors. These expectations may also reduce personal investment in education and training, thereby lowering adult socioeconomic status attainment. The importance of socioeconomic status is highlighted by pervasive health inequities and dramatic differences in life expectancy among education and income groups. The objectives of this study were to investigate patterns of change in perceived chances of living to age… CONTINUE READING
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