Young people portraits

Socio-economic health differences and their origin

Faculty or school: Faculty of Social Sciences | Organisation sub unit: Social Sciences

The study aims at improving our understanding on the socio-economic health differences and their origin from adolescence to adulthood. The study uses data linkage of AHLS surveys and national registries of education data. AHLS survey data has also been linked with the occupational and educational registry data of the adolescents’ parents and grandparents in order to study the origin of health differences over generations.

Research team

Tampere University: Arja Rimpelä, Paulyn Acacio-Claro, Ville Mattila, Ville Ponkilainen

University of Turku: Leena Koivusilta