Male-female differences in the association between socioeconomic status and atherosclerotic risk in adolescents.

@article{Murasko2008MalefemaleDI,
  title={Male-female differences in the association between socioeconomic status and atherosclerotic risk in adolescents.},
  author={Jason E. Murasko},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 11},
  pages={1889-97}
}
Recent work suggests that the association between socioeconomic status and coronary heart disease may be stronger in adult women than in men. This paper evaluates a parallel to these findings in adolescence (aged 12-17) by examining male-female differences in the association between family income and markers of atherosclerosis in the 1999-2004 US National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. We found that moving from the 25th to 75th income percentile is associated with up to a 5.4… CONTINUE READING

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