Differential mortality : some comparisons between England and Wales, Finland and France, based on inequality measures.
The Gini coefficient, a measure widely used in economics, allowed the comparison of various situations involving different numbers and group sizes.
According to this measure, inequalities were of the same order in England and Wales and Finland, and greater in France.
Differences between the three countries concerning the principal causes of death leading to inequalities were cardiovascular diseases in England and Wales, accidents and cardiovascular diseases in Finland, and cancer and cirrhosis in France.
Mots-clés Pascal : Europe, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Mortalité, Classe sociale, Statut socioéconomique, Epidémiologie, Rétrospective, Etude comparative, Homme, France, Angleterre, Pays de Galles, Finlande
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Europe, Great britain, United Kingdom, Mortality, Social class, Socioeconomic status, Epidemiology, Retrospective, Comparative study, Human, France, England, Wales, Finland
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Code Inist : 002B30A. Création : 199406.