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Mortality among lone mothers

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Health is known to be promoted by:

  • increased socioeconomic status
  • marital status

Lone mothers studied in Sweden have a higher than average dependency on state subsidy and have disrupted home lives.

This study investigated mortality among lone mothers compared to mothers with partners.


  • Weitoft, GR, Haglund, B, Rosen, M. (2000). Mortality among lone mothers in Sweden: a population study. Lancet, 355, 1215-19.

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