Perceived Age Discrimination as a Mediator of the Association Between Income Inequality and Older People's Self-Rated Health in the European Region.

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OBJECTIVES The relative income hypothesis predicts poorer health in societies with greater income inequality. This article examines whether the psychosocial factors of perceived age discrimination and (lack of) social capital may help explain the adverse effect of inequality on older people's health. METHODS Self-rated health, perceived age discrimination… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbu066

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@article{Vauclair2015PerceivedAD, title={Perceived Age Discrimination as a Mediator of the Association Between Income Inequality and Older People's Self-Rated Health in the European Region.}, author={Christin-Melanie Vauclair and Sibila Marques and Mar{\'i}a Angeles Lima and Dominic Abrams and Hannah J. Swift and Christopher Bratt}, journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences}, year={2015}, volume={70 6}, pages={901-12} }