Does a geographical context of deprivation affect differences in injury mortality? A multilevel analysis in South Korean adults residing in metropolitan cities.

@article{Lee2014DoesAG,
  title={Does a geographical context of deprivation affect differences in injury mortality? A multilevel analysis in South Korean adults residing in metropolitan cities.},
  author={JeSuk Lee and Weon-Young Lee and Maengseok Noh and Young Ho Khang},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2014},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={457-65}
}
BACKGROUND This study aimed to examine whether the socioeconomic context of urban areas affects differences in adult mortality from injuries in the districts of all seven South Korean metropolitan cities, after adjusting for individual demographic and socioeconomic indicators. METHODS Two different sets of data were used in this study: (1) the National Death Registration data from 2003 to 2008; and (2) the National Census in 2005. Variables for individual characteristics were gender, age… CONTINUE READING