The Importance of Spousal Education for the Self-Rated Health of Married Adults in the United States.

@article{Brown2014TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Spousal Education for the Self-Rated Health of Married Adults in the United States.},
  author={Dustin C. Brown and Robert A. Hummer and Mark D. Hayward},
  journal={Population research and policy review},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={127-151}
}
Education's benefits for individuals' health are well documented, but it is unclear whether health benefits also accrue from the education of others in important social relationships. We assess the extent to which individuals' own education combines with their spouse's education to influence self-rated health among married persons ages 25 and older in the United States (N = 337,846) with pooled data from the 1997-2010 National Health Interview Survey. Results from age and gender-specific models… CONTINUE READING

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