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Disability pathways preceding death in England by socio-economic status

Abstract:

The role of socio-economic status (SES) in the last years of life is an under-researched aspect of health inequalities. This study examines disability patterns preceding death using data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. We use repeated measures latent class analysis to identify the most common pathways preceding death in terms of walking ability and limitations in activities of daily living. Three pathways emerge: one characterized by consistently low disability; a second by a c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/00324728.2018.1458993

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Population Studies Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
2
Pages:
175-190
Publication date:
2018-05-17
Acceptance date:
2018-01-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1477-4747
ISSN:
0032-4728
Pubs id:
pubs:822973
URN:
uri:1f890390-f8e7-496a-9daa-ab03ff2aeb9b
UUID:
uuid:1f890390-f8e7-496a-9daa-ab03ff2aeb9b
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pubs:822973

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