Children's educational attainment, occupation, and income and their parents' mortality.

@article{Elo2018ChildrensEA,
  title={Children's educational attainment, occupation, and income and their parents' mortality.},
  author={Irma T. Elo and Pekka T Martikainen and Mikko Aaltonen},
  journal={Population studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={
          53-73
        }
}
Using data from Finland, this paper contributes to a small but growing body of research regarding adult children's education, occupation, and income and their parents' mortality at ages 50+ in 1970-2007. Higher levels of children's education are associated with 30-36 per cent lower parental mortality at ages 50-75, controlling for parents' education, occupation, and income. This association is fully mediated by children's occupation and income, except for cancer mortality. Having at least one… CONTINUE READING

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