Deeper and wider: income and mortality in the USA over three decades.

@article{Dowd2011DeeperAW,
  title={Deeper and wider: income and mortality in the USA over three decades.},
  author={Jennifer B Dowd and Jeremy J Albright and Trivellore E. Raghunathan and Robert F. Schoeni and Felicia LeClere and George A. Kaplan},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={183-8}
}
BACKGROUND Literature on the socio-economic 'gradient' in health often asserts that income is associated with better health not only for the very poor, but also across the entire income distribution. In addition, changes in the shape of the association between incomes during a period of increasing economic inequality have not been previously studied. The goal of the current study was to estimate and compare the shape of the relationship between income and mortality in the USA for the 1970s, the… CONTINUE READING