A Matter of Class—Socioeconomics and Health
Lecture no. 20 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Socioeconomic status plays a multilayered role in health. Examine the marked correlation of income to health and the diverse factors that contribute to it. Study evidence on the relation of education level to longevity and to specific medical conditions. Finally, review studies showing surprising connections between social status and susceptibility to disease.