Date of Publication

2019 12:00 AM

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Health

Keywords

srhreports, health, health inequality, Latin America, life expectancy, Buenos Aires, Belo Horizonte, Santiago, San Jose, Mexico City, Panama City, socioeconomic status

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"Latin America is one of the most unequal regions in the world, but evidence is lacking on the magnitude of health inequalities in urban areas of the region. Our objective was to examine inequalities in life expectancy in six large Latin American cities and its association with a measure of area-level socioeconomic status."

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Originally published in The Lancet.

This is an Open Access article under the CC BY 4.0 license.

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Inequalities in life expectancy in six large Latin American cities from the SALURBAL study, an ecological analysis

"Latin America is one of the most unequal regions in the world, but evidence is lacking on the magnitude of health inequalities in urban areas of the region. Our objective was to examine inequalities in life expectancy in six large Latin American cities and its association with a measure of area-level socioeconomic status."

 
 

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