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Do socioeconomic disadvantages persist into old age? Self-reported morbidity in a 29-year follow-up of the Whitehall Study.

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OBJECTIVES: This study examined (1) the relation of employment grade in middle age to self-reported poor health and functional limitations in old age and (2) whether socioeconomic status at approximately the time of retirement modifies health differentials in old age. METHODS: Survivors of the Whitehall Study cohort of men were resurveyed. Respondents were aged 40 to 69 years when they were originally screened in 1967 to 1970. RESULTS: Compared with senior administrators, men in clerical or m...

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10.2105/ajph.91.2.277

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
American journal of public health
Volume:
91
Issue:
2
Pages:
277-283
Publication date:
2001-02-01
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EISSN:
1541-0048
ISSN:
0090-0036
Source identifiers:
37921

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