Early life and adult socioeconomic influences on mortality risk: preliminary report of a 'pauper rich' paradox in a Chilean adult cohort.

@article{Koch2010EarlyLA,
  title={Early life and adult socioeconomic influences on mortality risk: preliminary report of a 'pauper rich' paradox in a Chilean adult cohort.},
  author={Elard Koch and Tom{\'a}s Romero and Camila X. Romero and Hern{\'a}n Aguilera and M. F. Escalante Paredes and Miguel Vargas and Carlos Ahumada},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={487-92}
}
PURPOSE The inverse relationship between early life and adult socioeconomic measures and mortality risk has been well established in developed countries, but remains practically unexplored in Latin American societies. The setting was Chile; the study included 11,600 adults living in the urban center of San Francisco de Mostazal. This was a prospective cohort study of a weighted random sample of 795 subjects followed up during 8 years. METHODS Education (elementary, high school and college… CONTINUE READING

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