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The changing contribution of smoking to educational inequality in female mortality

Yu, Yan; Booth, Heather


The negative association between education and mortality is well established in international research. The harmful effect of smoking on health is well known. However, the contribution of smoking to educational inequality in mortality varies across studies, and in some studies, the contribution is negligible. This paper demonstrates the use of an analytical approach to provide one explanation for this phenomenon. Analysing nationally representative survey data for two cohorts of Australian...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Population Research
DOI: 10.1007/s12546-014-9128-2


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