Partner's and own education: does who you live with matter for self-assessed health, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption?

@article{Monden2003PartnersAO,
  title={Partner's and own education: does who you live with matter for self-assessed health, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption?},
  author={Christiaan W. S. Monden and Frank J van Lenthe and Nan Dirk de Graaf and Gerbert Kraaykamp},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 10},
  pages={1901-12}
}
This study analyses the importance of partner status and partner's education, adjusted for own education, on self-assessed health, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. The relationship between socio-economic factors and health-related outcomes is traditionally studied from an individual perspective. Recently, applying social-ecological models that include socio-economic factors on various social levels is becoming popular. We argue that partners are an important influence on individual… CONTINUE READING

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