Social Status and Risky Health Behaviors: Results From the Health and Retirement Study.

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OBJECTIVES We focus on a hypothesized mechanism that may underlie the well-documented link between social status and health-behavioral health risks. METHODS We use longitudinal data from representative samples of 6,106 middle-aged and 3,636 older adults from the Health and Retirement Study to examine the relationships between social status-including early… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/60.Special_Issue_2.S85

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@article{Wray2005SocialSA, title={Social Status and Risky Health Behaviors: Results From the Health and Retirement Study.}, author={Linda A. Wray and Duane F. Alwin and Ryan J. McCammon}, journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences}, year={2005}, volume={60 Spec No 2}, pages={85-92} }