Does the effect of gender modify the relationship between deprivation and mortality?

  • Natalia Salcedo, Marc Saez, +1 author Carme Saurina
  • Published 2012 in BMC public health
BACKGROUND In this study we propose improvements to the method of elaborating deprivation indexes. First, in the selection of the variables, we incorporated a wider range of both objective and subjective measures. Second, in the statistical methodology, we used a distance indicator instead of the standard aggregating method principal component analysis… (More)