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The Social Side of Accidental Death
Mortality from unintentional injuries, or accidents, represents major and understudied causes of death in the United States. Epidemiological studies show social factors, such as socioeconomic and marital status, relate ...
Families, Resources, and Adult Health: Where Do Sexual Minorities Fit?
Extensive research documents the relevance of families and socioeconomic resources to health. This paper extends that research to sexual minorities, using twelve years of the National Health Interview Survey (N = 460,459) ...
Families, Resources, and Suicide: Combined Effects on Mortality
Important resources from family support systems, employment, and educational attainment inhibit the risk of death. Independently, these factors are particularly salient for suicide, but it is less clear how they combine ...
Suicide in the City: Do Characteristics of Place Really Influence Risk?
Objective: This article investigates the role of social context on individual suicide mortality with attention paid to the possibility that contextual effects are simply the sum of individual characteristics associated ...
Democracy and self-rated health across 67 countries: A multilevel analysis
Existing research has found a positive association between countries' level of democratic governance and the health of their populations, although that research is limited by the use of data from small numbers of high-income ...