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Carina Fourie
University of Washington
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The higher one's social status, usually, the better one's health. A consistent association exists between increments of health and increments of social status, and it continues to exist across a variety of measures of both health and of social status. This association applies strongly to both men and women across numerous countries, developed and developing, and is commonly referred to as "the social gradient in health".A puzzling corollary is that many social gradients in health appear to be steeper on average for men than they are for women. Put another way, results indicate that there is frequently greater inequality in health among men than among women. This is puzzling partially because, all...
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DOI 10.3138/ijfab.12.1.08
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