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Racial/ethnic disparities in all-cause mortality in U.S. adults: the effect of allostatic load.

Borrell, Luisa N and Dallo, Florence J and Nguyen, Norma (2010) Racial/ethnic disparities in all-cause mortality in U.S. adults: the effect of allostatic load. Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), 125 (6). pp. 810-816. ISSN 0033-3549

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Abstract

The allostatic score increased the risk of all-cause mortality. Moreover, this increased risk was observed for adults younger than 65 years of age regardless of their race/ethnicity. Thus, allostatic score may be a contributor to premature death in the U.S.


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Uncontrolled Keywords: allostatic load
Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Public Health > Health Risk Factors > Stress
Research > studies
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Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 12:37
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2012 12:37
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3716

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