Do social inequalities in health widen or converge with age? Longitudinal evidence from three cohorts in the West of Scotland

The aim of this paper is to examine social inequalities in health as people age using longitudinal data from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study to investigate the effect of selective mortality, the timing of the SES measure and cohort on the inequality patterns.

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Published: 
2011
Author: 
Michaela Benzeval
Michael J Green
Alastair H Leyland
Publisher: 
BMC Public Health