Material deprivation and leading causes of death by gender: evidence from a nationwide small area study.

@article{Benach2001MaterialDA,
  title={Material deprivation and leading causes of death by gender: evidence from a nationwide small area study.},
  author={Joan Anton Benach and Yutaka Yasui and Carme Borrell and Marc Saez and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Pasar{\'i}n},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2001},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={
          239-45
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between material deprivation and 10 leading causes of death by gender. DESIGN Small area cross sectional ecological study using two dimensions of material deprivation (Index 1 and Index 2) drawn from 1991 census and cause specific mortality data aggregated for 1987-1995. SETTING 2218 small areas in Spain. MAIN RESULTS Strong detrimental associations of two deprivation indices were found with top six leading causes of death for men and top… CONTINUE READING

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