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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Perna, L; Thien-Seitz, U; Ladwig, KH; Meisinger, C; Mielck, A 
Title:
Socio-economic differences in life expectancy among persons with diabetes mellitus or myocardial infarction: results from the German MONICA/KORA study. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Differences in life expectancy (LE) between social groups in a specific country are a fundamental measure of health inequalities within that country. Constant monitoring of these differences provides important information on the population's general health. The purpose of the present study is to explore and quantify the socio-economic differences in LE in Germany, focussing on a topic rarely assessed in other studies, the dependency of these LE differences on the presence of myocardi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Public Health 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
10 
Pages contribution:
135 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie