Adolescents' perceptions of social status: development and evaluation of a new indicator.

  title={Adolescents' perceptions of social status: development and evaluation of a new indicator.},
  author={Elizabeth Goodman and Nancy E. Adler and Ichiro Kawachi and A Lindsay Frazier and B. Huang and G. A. Colditz},
  volume={108 2},
OBJECTIVE Eliminating health disparities, including those that are a result of socioeconomic status (SES), is one of the overarching goals of Healthy People 2010. [] Key Method The newly developed MacArthur Scale of Subjective Social Status (10-point scale) was used to measure SSS. Paternal education was the measure of SES. Indicators of psychological and physical health included depressive symptoms and obesity, respectively.

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