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Colter Mitchell: Biological consequences of poverty
4/25/2012 feature story
Arline Geronimus, John Bound, and Cynthia Colen analyze mortality rates among black and white working-age adults in 7 high-poverty areas, 1980-2000. They found inequalities by race, gender, poverty rate, and rural/urban area, with excess mortality highest among black residents of high-poverty urban areas.