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Poverty, Inequality, and HealthAn International Perspective$
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David Leon and Gill Walt

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780192631961

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.001.0001

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Life-course approaches to socio-economic differentials in cause-specific adult mortality

Life-course approaches to socio-economic differentials in cause-specific adult mortality

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(p.88) 5 Life-course approaches to socio-economic differentials in cause-specific adult mortality
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Poverty, Inequality, and Health
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David A. Leon

Gill Walt

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.003.0005

This chapter shows that socio-economic position at different stages of the life course can influence particular conditions in particular ways. Two conditions — stroke and stomach cancer — seem especially responsive to early-life influences. Other conditions — coronary heart disease, chronic obstructive respiratory disease, breast cancer, and suicide — appear to influenced by socially patterned exposures acting across life.

Keywords:   health inequalities, mortality risk, socio-economic position, life course, stroke, stomach cancer, coronary heart disease, respiratory disease, breast cancer, suicide

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