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Educational inequalities in self-rated health across US States and European countries

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Objectives

The US show a distinct health disadvantage when compared to other high-income nations. A potential lever to reduce this disadvantage is to improve the health situation of lower socioeconomic groups. Our objective is to explore how the considerable within-US variation in health inequalities compares to the health inequalities across other Western countries.

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Representative survey data from 44 European countries and the US federal states were obtai...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1007/s00038-017-0981-6

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Oxford, SSD, Sociology
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Volume:
62
Issue:
6
Pages:
709–716
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-05-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:694234
URN:
uri:474bc76b-0142-4f31-86f5-2410cef0f992
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uuid:474bc76b-0142-4f31-86f5-2410cef0f992
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pubs:694234

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