Population Health

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Spatial Inequalities in Health and Mortality

Mikko Myrskylä, Yana Catherine Vierboom, Marcus Ebeling; in Collaboration with Samuel H. Preston (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)

Many population health metrics show improving population health, but these aggregated patterns mask significant regional differences in progress. In this project, we document spatial inequalities in health and mortality.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity, Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology, Internal Migration, Housing, Urbanisation

Region keywords:

Switzerland, USA


Ebeling, M.; Rau, R.; Sander, N.; Kibele, E. U. B.; Klüsener, S.:
Public Health 205, 102–109. (2022)    
Stelter, R.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119:10, e2120455119–e2120455119. (2022)    
Stelter, R.; De la Croix, D.; Myrskylä, M.:
Demography 58:1, 111–135. (2021)    
Stelter, R.; De la Croix, D.; Myrskylä, M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2020-030. (2020)    
Vierboom, Y. C.; Preston, S. H.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 75:5, 1093–1103. (2020)    
Vierboom, Y. C.; Preston, S. H.; Hendi, A. S.:
SSM-Population Health 9:100478, 1–14. (2019)    
Lerch, M.; Oris, M.; Wanner, P.:
Population: English Edition 72:1, 93–122. (2017)
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