Trends in inequalities in premature mortality: a study of 3.2 million deaths in 13 European countries.

  title={Trends in inequalities in premature mortality: a study of 3.2 million deaths in 13 European countries.},
  author={Johan Pieter Mackenbach and Ivana Kulh{\'a}nov{\'a} and Gwenn Menvielle and Matthias Bopp and Carme Borrell and Giuseppe Costa and Patrick Deboosere and Santiago Esnaola and Ramunė Kalėdienė and Katalin T. Kovacs and Mall Leinsalu and Pekka T Martikainen and Enrique Regidor and M Fernanda Rodr{\'i}guez-Sanz and Bj\orn Heine Strand and Rasmus Hoffmann and Terje Andreas Eikemo and Olof {\"O}stergren and Olle Lundberg},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={207-17; discussion 205-6}
BACKGROUND Over the last decades of the 20th century, a widening of the gap in death rates between upper and lower socioeconomic groups has been reported for many European countries. For most countries, it is unknown whether this widening has continued into the first decade of the 21st century. METHODS We collected and harmonised data on mortality by educational level among men and women aged 30-74 years in all countries with available data: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, England and Wales… CONTINUE READING
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