• 23-OCT-2017

Wealth-Associated Disparities in Death and Disability in the United States and England

Although life expectancy has increased worldwide, differences in death rates among socioeconomic groups continue to grow in the United States and Europe. But are there differences in the relationship between wealth and health among older adults in the U-S, which has Medicare and Social Security, and in England where there is a national health care system? A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine looks at that question.