European Journal of Epidemiology

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 217–220 | Cite as

Relationship of education, occupation, and income with mortality in a representative longitudinal study of South Korea

  • Young-Ho KhangEmail author
  • Hye Ryun Kim


To examine relationship of education, occupation, and income with mortality risk, the 1998 National Health and Nutrition Survey data were linked to data on mortality. Education, occupation, and income had independent effects on mortality risk after adjustment for the remaining two socioeconomic position indicators. Educational, occupational, and financial approaches would be equally important to reduce socioeconomic mortality inequalities in South Korea.


Education Income Mortality Occupation South Korea 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Preventive MedicineUniversity of Ulsam College of MedicineSeoulKorea
  2. 2.Korea Institute for Health and Social AffairsSeoulKorea

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