Marital status and mortality in British women: a longitudinal study.

@article{Cheung2000MaritalSA,
  title={Marital status and mortality in British women: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Y B Cheung},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          93-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Most previous studies on marital status and mortality did not adjust for the effect of 'marital selection'. Little research has been done about the relation between marital status and mortality in British women, with the exception of research on bereavement. METHODS Subjects consisted of women aged > or = 35 in a longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample. Marital status and covariates were enumerated at a baseline interview in 1984/85 and a follow-up interview in… CONTINUE READING

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