Income inequality and mortality among working-age people in Canada and the United States - ARCHIVED

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Canadian provinces and metropolitan areas had generally lower income inequality and lower mortality than their US counterparts.

Within Canada there was no association between income inequality and mortality at either the provincial or metropolitan area levels. However, this relationship is strong in the United States.

This Canada-United States comparison suggests that the Canadian urban environment may be more beneficial to health than its US counterpart.

Issue Number: 1999003
Author(s): Wolfson, Michael

Main Product: Health Reports

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PDFMarch 31, 2000