The short-term and long-term effects of divorce on mortality risk in a large Finnish cohort, 1990-2003.

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This study investigated time patterns of post-divorce excess mortality. Using register-based data, we followed 252,641 married Finns from 1990 until subsequent date of divorce and death until 2003. Among men, excess mortality is highest immediately after divorce, followed by a decline over 8 years. Among women, excess mortality shows little variation over… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00324728.2012.746386

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@article{MetsSimola2013TheSA, title={The short-term and long-term effects of divorce on mortality risk in a large Finnish cohort, 1990-2003.}, author={Niina Mets{\"a}-Simola and Pekka T Martikainen}, journal={Population studies}, year={2013}, volume={67 1}, pages={97-110} }