Socio-economic health differences among the elderly population in Krakow, Poland

  title={Socio-economic health differences among the elderly population in Krakow, Poland},
  author={Tomasz Knurowski and Jitse P. van Dijk and Andrea Madarasov{\'a} Geckov{\'a} and Piotr Brzyski and Beata Tobiasz-Adamczyk and Wim J. A. van den Heuvel},
  journal={Sozial- und Pr{\"a}ventivmedizin},
Objectives: To assess whether socio-economic health differences persist into old age in Poland and if there are SES-related differences in health by age group and gender. Methods: 528 randomly chosen, not institutionalized elderly people aged 65–85 living in Krakow were interviewed about their socio-economic status (occupation, education, income, house ownership), health status (self-rated health) and quality of life (Cantril’s ladder). Results: People with higher level of education and higher… CONTINUE READING

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