Monday, Dec 9
Sharon Kardia: Genomics in the Health & Retirement Study
Ross, N.A., M.C. Wolfson, J.R. Dunn, J.M. Berthelot, George A. Kaplan, and John W. Lynch. 2000. "Relation between income inequality and mortality in Canada and the US: cross sectional assessment using census data and vital statistics." British Medical Journal, 320(7239), 898-902.
The results of a study to compare the relation between mortality and income inequality in Canada with that in the US are presented. The lack of a significant association between income inequality and mortality in Canada may indicate that the effects of income inequality on health are not automatic.