Month: March 2020

Characteristics of place and the rural disadvantage in deaths from highly preventable causes

As published in Social Science & Medicine, January 2020. The social conditions of individuals’ residential environments actively shape their health outcomes. Rural adults are more likely to die from the most highly preventable causes (HPC) Place-level socioeconomic advantage negatively associates with HPC Policies to improve socioeconomic conditions will decrease mortality disparities Social Science & Medicine, […]

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Hearing Impairment, Household Composition, Marital Status, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults

A new study published in the Journals of Gerontology: Series B, supported by HERC  Hearing impairment represents an important contributor to the length of life for adults age 40 and older, independent of other important and established determinants of mortality. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, gbz157, Hearing Impairment, Household Composition, Marital Status, and Mortality […]

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