Annals of Epidemiology – Early Life and Adult Socioeconomic Influences on Mortality Risk: Preliminary Report of a ‘Pauper Rich’ Paradox in a Chilean Adult Cohort

“These findings suggest a ‘pauper rich’ paradox in transitioning Latin American economies. Income level does not seem sufficient to improve survival in cohorts exposed to adverse early life influences reflected by education and height.”

Koch, E., Romero, T., Romero, C. X., Aguilera, H., Paredes, M., Vargas, M., & Ahumada, C. (2010).

Annals of Epidemiology, 20(6), 487-492.
doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2010.03.009

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