Demographic and economic correlates of health in old age
AbstractIn this paper we examine disparities in the ability to function among older Americans. We place special emphasis on two goals : (1) understanding the quantitatively large socioeconomic status-health gradient, and (2) the persistence in health outcomes over long periods.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Springer in its journal Demography.
Volume (Year): 34 (1997)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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Web page: http://www.springer.com/economics/journal/13524
Other versions of this item:
- James P. Smith & Raynard Kington, 2004. "Demographic and Economic Correlates of Health in Old Age," Labor and Demography 0408008, EconWPA.
- Smith, J-P & Kington, R, 1997. "Demographic and Economic Correlates of Health in Old Age," Papers 97-06, RAND - Reprint Series.
- J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
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