Health inequalities in the older population: the role of personal capital, social resources and socio-economic circumstances.

@article{Grundy2003HealthII,
  title={Health inequalities in the older population: the role of personal capital, social resources and socio-economic circumstances.},
  author={Emily Grundy and Andrew Sloggett},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={935-47}
}
Older people now constitute the majority of those with health problems in developed countries so an understanding of health variations in later life is increasingly important. In this paper, we use data from three rounds of the Health Survey for England, a large nationally representative sample, to analyse variations in the health of adults aged 65-84 by indicators of attributes acquired in childhood and young adulthood, termed personal capital; and by current social resources and current socio… CONTINUE READING

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