Marital status, living arrangement and mortality: does the association vary by gender?

Staehelin, Katharina; Schindler, Christian; Spoerri, Adrian; Zemp Stutz, Elisabeth; Swiss National Cohort Study Group, (2012). Marital status, living arrangement and mortality: does the association vary by gender? Journal of epidemiology and community health, 66(7), e22. London: BMJ Publishing Group 10.1136/jech.2010.128397

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Men appear to benefit more from being married than women with respect to mortality in middle age. However, there is some uncertainty about gender differences in mortality risks in older individuals, widowed, divorced and single individuals and about the impact of living arrangements.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)

UniBE Contributor:

Spörri, Adrian

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0143-005X

Publisher:

BMJ Publishing Group

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:35

Last Modified:

09 Sep 2017 17:59

Publisher DOI:

10.1136/jech.2010.128397

PubMed ID:

22012962

Web of Science ID:

000304922600010

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.14046

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14046 (FactScience: 220845)

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