Socioeconomic disparities in health in the United States: what the patterns tell us.

@article{Braveman2010SocioeconomicDI,
  title={Socioeconomic disparities in health in the United States: what the patterns tell us.},
  author={Paula Braveman and Catherine Cubbin and Susan Egerter and David R. Williams and Elsie R. Pamuk},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={100 Suppl 1},
  pages={S186-96}
}
OBJECTIVES We aimed to describe socioeconomic disparities in the United States across multiple health indicators and socioeconomic groups. METHODS Using recent national data on 5 child (infant mortality, health status, activity limitation, healthy eating, sedentary adolescents) and 6 adult (life expectancy, health status, activity limitation, heart disease, diabetes, obesity) health indicators, we examined indicator rates across multiple income or education categories, overall and within… CONTINUE READING
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