Data from: Socioeconomic status effects on health vary between rural and urban Turkana

Amanda Lea
Background and objectives: Understanding the social determinants of health is a major goal in evolutionary biology and human health research. Low socioeconomic status (often operationalized as absolute material wealth) is consistently associated with chronic stress, poor health, and premature death in high income countries. However, the degree to which wealth gradients in health are universal—or are instead made even steeper under contemporary, post-industrial conditions—remains poorly understood. Methodology: We quantified absolute material wealth and several health...
1 citation reported since publication in 2021.
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