Problems in the measurement and international comparisons of socio-economic differences in mortality.

@article{Valkonen1993ProblemsIT,
  title={Problems in the measurement and international comparisons of socio-economic differences in mortality.},
  author={Tapani Valkonen},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={409-18}
}
The opportunities for research of socio-economic differences in mortality are best in countries where a system of personal identification numbers makes the computerised linkage of census and death records possible. The first part of this study is an example of the use of such linked records. It presents results on the development of mortality differences by level of education and occupational class in Finland in the period 1971-1985. Socio-economic mortality differences among middle-aged and… CONTINUE READING

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