Tracking Health Inequalities from High School to Midlife

  title={Tracking Health Inequalities from High School to Midlife},
  author={Jami M. Carroll and J. M. C. E. Muller and Jamie M. Chandra Eric John Robert Grodsky and J. M. Warren},
  journal={Social Forces},
  pages={591 - 628}
Abstract:Educational gradients in health status, morbidity, and mortality are well established, but which aspects of schooling produce those gradients is only partially understood. We draw on newly available data from the midlife follow-up of the High School and Beyond sophomore cohort to analyze the relationship between students' level of coursework in high school and their long-term health outcomes. We additionally evaluate the mediating roles of skill development, postsecondary attendance… Expand
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