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Education and adult mortality in middle-income countries: Surprising gradients in six nationally-representative longitudinal surveys

Sudharsanan, Nikkil; Zhang, Yuan; Payne, Collin; Dow, William; Crimmins, Eileen


Background: There are large differences in adult mortality across schooling groups in many high-income countries (HICs). An important open question is whether there are similar gradients in adult mortality in middle-income countries (MICs), where schooling and healthcare quality tends to be lower and health-related behaviors are often not strongly patterned by schooling. Methods: We present one of the first international-comparative studies on schooling differences in adult mortality across...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: SSM - Population Health
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100649
Access Rights: Open Access


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