Selective international migration by social position, health behaviour and personality.

@article{Silventoinen2008SelectiveIM,
  title={Selective international migration by social position, health behaviour and personality.},
  author={Karri Silventoinen and Niklas Hammar and Ebba Hedlund and Markku Koskenvuo and Tapani R{\"o}nnemaa and Jaakko M Kaprio},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={150-5}
}
BACKGROUND Immigrants is an important minority in many countries, but little is known how they are self-selected. We analysed differences in psycho-social and health behavioural factors between international migrants and non-migrants prior to migration in a large cohort of Finnish twins. METHODS A questionnaire was sent to Finnish twins in 1975 (response… CONTINUE READING