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The roles of non-cognitive and cognitive skills in the life course development of adult health inequalities

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Previous research has suggested that greater cognitive skill is protective against the development of socioeconomic health inequalities across the life course, but the relative role of non-cognitive skills has been less investigated in this context. Using the prospective UK 1958 National Child Development Study (N = 18,558), higher factor scores for adolescent non-cognitive skills (NCS; i.e. a combination of work habits and pro-social behaviours) and mean cognitive skill (CS) at age 16 were e...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5298-4844
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
232
Pages:
190-198
Publication date:
2019-04-30
Acceptance date:
2019-04-28
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ISSN:
0277-9536
Language:
English
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pubs:1012035
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uuid:ab0eb2bc-f098-49d0-8628-aa101460eff1
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pubs:1012035
Source identifiers:
1012035
Deposit date:
2019-06-12

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