Proximate and contextual socioeconomic determinants of mortality: multilevel approaches in a setting with universal health care coverage.

@article{Veugelers2001ProximateAC,
  title={Proximate and contextual socioeconomic determinants of mortality: multilevel approaches in a setting with universal health care coverage.},
  author={Paul J Veugelers and Alexandra M Yip and George C Kephart},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={154 8},
  pages={725-32}
}
Investigations of contextual factors (income inequality, cultural disruption, access to health and social services, safety and crime rate, and others) have received little emphasis by epidemiologists, although a few have demonstrated the importance of such factors for mortality, particularly in the United States. To expand current understanding of the importance of contextual factors, the authors evaluated mortality in a longitudinal study in Nova Scotia, Canada, where all residents have… CONTINUE READING

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