Health Disparities in Nonreligious and Religious Older Adults in the United States: A Descriptive Epidemiology of 16 Common Chronic Conditions

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Nowakowski, Alexandra C.H.; Sumerau, Jason Edward;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • Journal: Secularism and Nonreligion (issn: 2053-6712, eissn: 2053-6712)
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  • Subject: Religions. Mythology. Rationalism | BL1-2790 | Health Disparities | Older Adults | (non)religion & Health | Descriptive Epidemiology | (non)religion & Health; Descriptive Epidemiology; Chronic Conditions; Health Disparities; Older Adults | Chronic Conditions
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In this paper, we compute prevalence estimates for nonreligious and religious people in relation to 16 common chronic conditions in contemporary American society. Using survey data from the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project, we speak to current debates con... View more
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