project . 2021 - 2026 . On going

HEALTHINEQ

Social inequalities in population health: integrating evidence from longitudinal, family-based and genetically informed data
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 101019329 Call for proposal: ERC-2020-ADG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-ADG Overall Budget: 2,499,420 EURFunder Contribution: 2,499,420 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Oct 2021
    End Date
    30 Sep 2026
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Social inequalities in health are observed in all societies. These inequalities have grown markedly over the past 30 years, with those in less advantaged social positions currently expected to live 5–10 years less than those in more advantaged positions. The study aims to establish the root causes of these inequalities by (1) assessing the drivers of long-term changes in health inequalities and establishing the contribution of family factors and macro-level social and economic conditions to these changes; (2) examining multigenerational interdependencies of social position and health in up to four generations; (3) estimating the causal effects of social position...
Description
Social inequalities in health are observed in all societies. These inequalities have grown markedly over the past 30 years, with those in less advantaged social positions currently expected to live 5–10 years less than those in more advantaged positions. The study aims to establish the root causes of these inequalities by (1) assessing the drivers of long-term changes in health inequalities and establishing the contribution of family factors and macro-level social and economic conditions to these changes; (2) examining multigenerational interdependencies of social position and health in up to four generations; (3) estimating the causal effects of social position...
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