Association of childhood socioeconomic position with cause-specific mortality in a prospective record linkage study of 1,839,384 individuals.

@article{Lawlor2006AssociationOC,
  title={Association of childhood socioeconomic position with cause-specific mortality in a prospective record linkage study of 1,839,384 individuals.},
  author={Debbie A Lawlor and Jonathan Sterne and Per Tynelius and George Davey Smith and Finn N. Rasmussen},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={164 9},
  pages={907-15}
}
Previous studies have lacked sufficient power to assess associations between early-life socioeconomic position and adult cause-specific mortality. The authors examined associations of parental social class at age 0-16 years with mortality among 1,824,064 Swedes born in 1944-1960. Females and males from manual compared with nonmanual childhood social classes… CONTINUE READING