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Cohabitation and U.S. Adult Mortality: An Examination by Gender and Race

@inproceedings{Liu2012CohabitationAU,
  title={Cohabitation and U.S. Adult Mortality: An Examination by Gender and Race},
  author={H. Liu},
  year={2012}
}
This study is the first to explore the relationship between cohabitation and U.S. adult mortality using a nationally representative sample. Using data from the National Health Interview Survey-Longitudinal Mortality Follow-up files 1997 – 2004 (N = 193,851), the authors found that divorced, widowed, and never-married White men had higher mortality rates than cohabiting White men, and never-married Black men had higher mortality rates than cohabiting Black men. In contrast, the mortality rates… Expand
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