Socioeconomic inequalities in the quality of life of older Europeans in different welfare regimes

  title={Socioeconomic inequalities in the quality of life of older Europeans in different welfare regimes},
  author={Claire L. Niedzwiedz and Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi and Jill P. Pell and Richard Mitchell},
  booktitle={European journal of public health},
BACKGROUND Whether socioeconomic inequalities in health and well-being persist into old age and are narrower in more generous welfare states is debated. We investigated the magnitude of socioeconomic inequality in the quality of life of Europeans in early old age and the influence of the welfare regime type on these relationships. METHODS Data from individuals aged 50-75 years (n = 16 074) residing in 13 European countries were derived from Waves 2 and 3 of the Survey of Health, Ageing and… CONTINUE READING

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