Effects of local extrinsic mortality rate, crime and sex ratio on preventable death in Northern Ireland

@inproceedings{Uggla2015EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of local extrinsic mortality rate, crime and sex ratio on preventable death in Northern Ireland},
  author={Caroline Uggla and Ruth Mace},
  booktitle={Evolution, medicine, and public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Individual investment in health varies greatly within populations and results in significant differences in the risk of preventable death. Life history theory predicts that individuals should alter their investment in health (somatic maintenance) in response to ecological cues that shift the perceived fitness payoffs to such investments. However, previous research has failed to isolate the effects of different ecological factors on preventable death, and has often… CONTINUE READING

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