Health inequalities in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional study of the role of Type D (distressed) personality

@inproceedings{BonMartens2012HealthII,
  title={Health inequalities in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional study of the role of Type D (distressed) personality},
  author={Marja J. H. van Bon-Martens and Johan Denollet and Lambertus A Kiemeney and Mari{\"e}l Droomers and Monique JA de Beer and Ien A M van de Goor and Hans A. M. van Oers},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND In the Netherlands, as in many European countries, inequalities in health exist between people with a high and a low socioeconomic status (SES). From the perspective of the 'indirect selection hypothesis', this study was designed to expand our understanding of the role of Type D personality as an explanation of health inequalities. METHODS Data came from two cross-sectional Dutch surveys among the general population (aged between 19 and 64 years, response 53.7%, n = 12,090). We… CONTINUE READING