Income disparities in health-adjusted life expectancy for Canadian adults, 1991 to 2001.

@article{McIntosh2009IncomeDI,
  title={Income disparities in health-adjusted life expectancy for Canadian adults, 1991 to 2001.},
  author={Cameron N. McIntosh and Philippe Fin{\`e}s and Russell Wilkins and Michael C. Wolfson},
  journal={Health reports},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={55-64}
}
BACKGROUND Health-adjusted life expectancy is a summary measure of population health that combines mortality and morbidity data into a single index. This article profiles differences in health-adjusted life expectancy across income categories for a representative sample of the Canadian population. DATA AND METHODS Mortality data were obtained from the 1991-2001 Canadian census mortality follow-up study, which linked a 15% sample of the 1991 adult non-institutional population with 11 years of… CONTINUE READING

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