The health benefits of secondary education in adolescents and young adults: An international analysis in 186 low-, middle- and high-income countries from 1990 to 2013

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Viner, Russell M.; Hargreaves, Dougal S.; Ward, Joseph; Bonell, Chris; Mokdad, Ali H.; Patton, George;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: SSM - Population Health,volume 3,pages162-171 (issn: 2352-8273, eissn: 2352-8273)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2016.12.004, pmc: PMC5742637
  • Subject: Adolescent fertility | HIV | RA1-1270 | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | Public aspects of medicine | Adolescent, Adolescent fertility, Global, HIV, Mortality, Secondary education | Mortality | Adolescent | Secondary education | Global | Article

BACKGROUND: The health benefits of secondary education have been little studied. We undertook country-level longitudinal analyses of the impact of lengthening secondary education on health outcomes amongst 15-24 year olds. METHODS: Exposures: average length ... View more
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