Relative deprivation and mortality – a longitudinal study in a Swedish population of 4,7 million, 1990–2006

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BACKGROUND Relative deprivation has previously been discussed as a possible mechanism underlying the income-health relation. The idea is that income matters to the individual's health, over and above the increased command over resources, as the basis of social comparisons between a person and his or her reference group. The following study aimed to analyze… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-664

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