Social ties and mortality in Evans County, Georgia.

  title={Social ties and mortality in Evans County, Georgia.},
  author={Victor J. Schoenbach and Berton H. Kaplan and Lisa Fredman and David G Kleinbaum},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={123 4},
In an attempt to replicate Berkman and Syme's study of social networks and mortality in Alameda County, California, the authors investigated the relationship between a social network index and survivorship from 1967 to 1980 in the Evans County, Georgia, cohort. They constructed an index modeled after the Berkman Social Network Index and tested it in race- and sex-specific proportional hazards models for 2,059 subjects who were examined in 1967-1969 during the Evans County Cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING

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