Shape of the association between income and mortality: a cohort study of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in 1995 and 2003

@inproceedings{Mortensen2016ShapeOT,
  title={Shape of the association between income and mortality: a cohort study of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in 1995 and 2003},
  author={Laust Hvas Mortensen and Johan Rehnberg and Espen Dahl and Finn Diderichsen and Jon Ivar Elstad and Fff Pekka Nnn Martikainen and David H Rehkopf and Lasse Tarkiainen and Johan Fritzell},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVES Prior work has examined the shape of the income-mortality association, but work has not compared gradients between countries. In this study, we focus on changes over time in the shape of income-mortality gradients for 4 Nordic countries during a period of rising income inequality. Context and time differentials in shape imply that the relationship between income and mortality is not fixed. SETTING Population-based cohort study of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING
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