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Relation between income inequality and mortality: empirical demonstration

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Wolfson, M.C., George A. Kaplan, John W. Lynch, N. Ross, and E. Backlund. 2000. "Relation between income inequality and mortality: empirical demonstration." West J Med, 172, 22-24.

Considerable debate surrounds the impact of socioeconomic circumstances on individuals' health. Recent results suggest that there is a link not only between individual socioeconomic circumstances and health but also between the socioeconomic milieu in which individuals live and their health.

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