J Epidemiol Community Health 59:158-162 doi:10.1136/jech.2004.020651
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Has the relation between income inequality and life expectancy disappeared? Evidence from Italy and top industrialised countries

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 Income inequality and life expectancy at birth among industrialised countries (n = 21). Data are from the human development indicators 2003. The correlation presented in the figure is weighted by population size and adjusted for per capita gross domestic product (GDP). r (crude)  =  0.415; p<0.65. r (adjusted for per capita GDP  =  −0.433; p<0.065. r (weighted by population size)  =  −0.907; p<0.001.

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