ERIC Number: EJ552832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Ethnicity and Mortality in the United States: Individual and Community Correlates.
LeClere, Felicia B.; Rogers, Richard G.; Peters, Kimberley D.
Social Forces, v76 n1 p169-98 Sep 1997
Low-income neighborhoods with high African American concentrations increased mortality for all residents, but particularly young and middle-aged men; Mexican American neighborhoods conferred a mortality advantage on male residents; women received a mortality advantage in neighborhoods with higher average educational attainment; and individual predictors (age, gender, education, income) were robust and independent of neighborhood effects. Contains 73 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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