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The non-linear risk of mortality by income level in a healthy population: US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey mortality follow-up cohort, 1988–2001

David H Rehkopf1*, Lisa F Berkman2, Brent Coull3 and Nancy Krieger2

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1 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 5, Suite 5700, Campus Box 0560, San Francisco CA 94118, USA

2 Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston MA 02115, USA

3 Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston MA 02115, USA

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BMC Public Health 2008, 8:383  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-383

Published: 10 November 2008

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Table of occupational classifications. The data provided describes the categorization of the NHANES III occupational categories in order to create the occupation variable used as a covariate in the analysis.

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