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  1. Fulltext. Phantom of the area : Poverty-area residence and mortality in the United States.

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    Objectives

    The purpose of the study was to conduct a national multivariate analysis on poverty-area residence and mortality in the United States.

    Methods

    Proportional hazards analyses were performed of the effect of poverty-area residence on the risk of mortality among adult examinees in the 1971 through 1974 National Health who were followed through 1987.

    Results

    Poverty-area residence was associated with significantly elevated risk of all-cause mortality (rate ratio=1.78,95% confidence interval=1.33,2.38) and soime cause-specific mortality among those aged 25 through 54 years, but not among those aged 55 through 74 years, at baseline after adjustment for several individual and household characterists.

    Conclusions

    Residence in poverty areas contributes to socio-economic gradients in mortality among nonelderly adults in the United States.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Statut socioéconomique, Pauvreté, Habitat, Répartition géographique, Mortalité, Evolution, Facteur risque, Corrélation, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Socioeconomic status, Poverty, Habitat, Geographic distribution, Mortality, Evolution, Risk factor, Correlation, Human, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0288691

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 27/11/1998.