Gender, social class and illness among young people.

  title={Gender, social class and illness among young people.},
  author={Ossi J Rahkonen and Eero Lahelma},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={34 6},
Gender and social class differences in illness among young people have been a neglected area in research on social inequities in health. It has been assumed that the illness differentials among adults persist throughout their lives. Only recently have social class health differentials among young people become a topic for research. The aim of this study is, first, to examine gender and social class differences in self-reported illness among young Finns; secondly, to determine whether the… CONTINUE READING

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