Socio-economic differentials in health: the role of nutrition.


Mortality differentials according to socioeconomic group have long been recognized in the UK. Engels (1845) reproduced such data, using both area-based and individual indicators of socioeconomic status (Table 1). Engels (1845) went on to quote from the Report on the Sanitary Conditions of the Working Class: 'In Liverpool in 1840 the average lifespan of the… (More)


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