Table of contents for Living and dying in the USA : behavioral, health, and social differentials of adult mortality / Richard G. Rogers, Robert A. Hummer, Charles B. Nam.


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Counter Prologue.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction, Overview, and Data and Methods:
Introduction and Overview.
Factors Related to Mortality.
Data Analysis.
Data and Methods.
Demographic and Sociocultural Characteristics:
The Sex Differential in Mortality.
Race/Ethnicity, Nativity, and Adult Mortality. Family Composition and Mortality.
Religious Attendance, Social Participation, and Adult Mortality.
Socioeconomic Factors:
The Effects of Basic Socioeconomic Factors on Mortality.
The Effect of Occupational Status on Mortality.
Health Insurance Coverage and Mortality.
Health Conditions and Health Status. Perceived Health Status and Mortality:
Functional Limitations and Mortality.
Mental and Addictive Disorders and Mortality. Cigarette Smoking and Mortality.
Alcohol Consumption and Mortality.
Exercise and Mortality.
The Influence of Other Health behaviors on Mortality.
Conclusion.
Epilogue.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mortality United States