For whom is income inequality most harmful? A multi-level analysis of income inequality and mortality in Norway.

@article{Dahl2006ForWI,
  title={For whom is income inequality most harmful? A multi-level analysis of income inequality and mortality in Norway.},
  author={Espen Lie Dahl and Jon Ivar Elstad and Dag Hofoss and Melissa Martin-Mollard},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 10},
  pages={
          2562-74
        }
}
This study investigates the degree to which contextual income inequality in economic regions in Norway affected mortality during the 1990s, above the effects of mean regional income and individual-level confounders. A further objective is to explore whether income inequality effects on mortality differed between socioeconomic groups. Data were constructed by linkages of administrative registers encompassing all Norwegian inhabitants. The outcome variable was all-cause mortality during 6 years… CONTINUE READING
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