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The association between income and life expectancy revisited: deindustrialization, incarceration and the widening health gap

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Background The health gap between the top and the bottom of the income distribution is widening rapidly in the USA, but the lifespan of America’s poor depends substantially on where they live. We ask whether two major developments in American society, deindustrialization and incarceration, can explain variation among states in life expectancy of those in the lowest income quartile.

Methods Life expectancy estimates at age 40 of those in the bottom ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dyx243

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
College Only
Department:
Merton College
Department:
Unknown
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
3
Pages:
720–730
Publication date:
2017-11-22
Acceptance date:
2017-10-30
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Pmid:
29182726
Source identifiers:
958865
Language:
English
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pubs:958865
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uuid:04c0cca1-eafd-477c-a762-d18dad12cc67
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pubs:958865
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2019-08-18

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