Social mobility and health in European countries: Does welfare regime type matter?

@article{CamposMatos2015SocialMA,
  title={Social mobility and health in European countries: Does welfare regime type matter?},
  author={In{\^e}s Campos-Matos and Ichiro Kawachi},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={142},
  pages={241-8}
}
Health inequalities pose an important public health challenge in European countries, for which increased social mobility has been suggested as a cause. We sought to describe how the relationship between health inequalities and social mobility varies among welfare regime types in the European region. Data from six rounds of the European Social Survey was analyzed using multilevel statistical techniques, stratified by welfare regime type, including 237,535 individuals from 136 countries. Social… CONTINUE READING
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