Healthy , Wealthy , and Wise ? Socioeconomic Status and Morbidity / Mortality

Abstract

Differential morbidity and mortality by socio-economic status (SES) have been observed over a wide range of data and populations, with higher SES associated with lower morbidity and mortality. The association has been attributed to differential access to medical services, to the impact of disabilities and medical costs on savings, and to genetic and… (More)

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