Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Health in Late Life
AbstractThis paper has two interrelated goals. First, it examines racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes among older Americans using two important new data sets: the Health and Retirement Survey (HRS) and the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldes Old (AHEAD). Second, our research attempts to shed light on the central issue of the underlying causes of the strong relationship between socioeconomic status and health outcomes.
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Date of creation: 02 Mar 2004
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- I - Health, Education, and Welfare
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2004-03-07 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2004-03-07 (Education)
- NEP-HEA-2004-03-07 (Health Economics)
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