Poor socio-economic conditions kill as many people as obesity or tobacco smoking

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A study1, published by the Lancet and coordinated by a IUMSP team  (Silvia Stringhini et Cristian Carmeli,  are IUMSP collaborators and main authors) reveals that socio-economic status is a major risk factor for health which kills as many people as obesity or diabetes.  

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Press release of the Lancet

1 Study: Socioeconomic status and the 25 × 25 risk factors as determinants of premature mortality: a multicohort study and meta-analysis of 1·7 million men and women (open access) 

Podacst: interview of Silvia Stringhini (in French)

 

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