New Research on State-Level Population Health Disparities from Mark Hayward and Jennifer Karas Montez

Mon, July 2, 2018
New Research on State-Level Population Health Disparities from Mark Hayward and Jennifer Karas Montez
New research in Scientia.

Scientia has published a write-up of research on state-level disparities in population health from the PRC's Mark Hayward and PRC alum Jennifer Karas Montez. Recognizing that adults living in certain US states suffer from more illnesses, more disability, and die sooner than residents of others, Hayward and Karas-Montez explore the relationship of health differences, educational attainment, and state-specific policies.

"While college-educated adults have similar health no matter which US state they live in," their research shows, "the same is not true for people with low levels of education. It turns out, having low levels of education is much worse for health and longevity in certain states."

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