Protective factors and social risk factors for hospitalization and mortality among young men.

@article{Romelsj1992ProtectiveFA,
  title={Protective factors and social risk factors for hospitalization and mortality among young men.},
  author={Anders P Romelsj{\"o} and George A. Kaplan and Richard D. Cohen and Peter Allebeck and Sven Andr{\'e}asson},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={135 6},
  pages={649-58}
}
The association between presumed protective factors and social risk factors for hospitalization and mortality was studied during a 14-year follow-up period in a cohort of 8,168 Swedish men aged 18-20 years at baseline. Using Cox regression analysis, the authors found that five protective factors (high social class, home well-being, school well-being, good emotional control, and self-perceived good health) were associated with lower risks of hospitalization and death. Four social risk factors… CONTINUE READING

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