Social inequalities in male mortality for selected causes of death by the National Statistics Socio-economic Classification, England and Wales, 2001-03

Health Stat Q. Summer 2008;(38):19-32.

Abstract

This article reports social inequalities in mortality in selected causes of death for men aged 25-64 years in England and Wales in 2001-03. It is the first compilation of mortali statistics in causes of death by the final version of the National Statistics Socio-economic Classification, which was introduced into deat registrations in 2001. These results follow-up the all cause analyses reported previously using similar methods, and provide insights into the impacts of different social and occupational circumstances on selected causes of death.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cause of Death
  • England / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mortality*
  • Social Class*
  • Wales / epidemiology