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Black-White Disparities in Life Expectancy: How Much Can the Standard SES Variables Explain?

  • Michael Geruso


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Volume (Year): 49 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 553-574

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Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:49:y:2012:i:2:p:553-574
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