Sex- and age- specific relations between economic development, economic inequality and homicide rates in people aged 0-24 years: a cross-sectional analysis
作者: Butchart AlexanderEngström Karin
刊名: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2002, Vol.80 (10), pp.797
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关键词: Homicide/economicsViolence/economicsSocioeconomic factorsEconomicsEconomic developmentSex factorsAge factorsIncomeCross-sectional studies
原始语种摘要: OBJECTIVE: To test whether relations between economic development, economic inequality, and child and youth homicide rates are sex- and age-specific, and whether a country's wealth modifies the impact of economic inequality on homicide rates. METHODS: Outcome variables were homicide rates around 1994 in males and females in the age ranges 0-4, 5-9, 10-14, 15-19 and 20-24 years from 61 countries. Predictor variables were per capita gross domestic product (GDP), GINI coefficient, percentage change in per capita gross national product (GNP) and female economic activity as a percentage of male economic activity. Relations were analysed by ordinary least squares regression. FINDINGS: All predictors explained significant variances in homicide rates in those aged 15-24. Associations were...
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关键词翻译
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  • economic 经济的
  • rates 地方税
  • inequality 不等式
  • development 开发
  • homicide 杀人
  • years 年代
  • between 在中间
  • wealth 财产
  • people 民族
  • country 地方