Housing Deprivation and Health: A Longitudinal Analysis

  title={Housing Deprivation and Health: A Longitudinal Analysis},
  author={Alex Marsh and David Gordon and Pauline Heslop and Christina Pantazis},
  journal={Housing Studies},
  pages={411 - 428}
While there is a longitudinal literature that considers the impact of poor socio-economic circumstances upon health, the more specific impact of poor housing upon health is much less frequently studied longitudinally. This paper draws on the National Child Development Study to examine the impact upon health of poor housing through the life course. The analysis takes the novel approach of constructing a composite severity of ill health measure to act as the dependent variable. Poor housing is… 

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