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Different measures of social class in women and mortality.

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The debate about how best to measure social class in women complicates the analysis of socioeconomic inequalities in women's health. The changing position of women in the labour market may mean that the commonly used "conventional" approach where a woman's partner's occupation is used to estimate her social class may no longer be appropriate. Alternative measures grade a woman's class according to her own occupation or the most dominant class position in the household regardless of gender. We...

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10.1007/s10654-009-9332-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of epidemiology
Volume:
24
Issue:
5
Pages:
231-236
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1573-7284
ISSN:
0393-2990
URN:
uuid:67b3a344-4c54-4c91-8d6a-96b99da66111
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352147
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pubs:352147

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