Gender differences in social mortality differentials in Switzerland ( 1990-2005 )

@inproceedings{Schumacher2011GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in social mortality differentials in Switzerland ( 1990-2005 )},
  author={Reto Schumacher and Sarah Vilpert},
  year={2011}
}
Using data from the 1990 and 2000 Swiss Federal Censuses linked to the death records of the years 1990-1995 and 2000-2005, this paper investigates gender differences in mortality differentials by level of educational achievement and by marital status. In both periods, the differential by level of education is clearly more pronounced among men, but the… CONTINUE READING