Stressors and resources mediate the association of socioeconomic position with health behaviours

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p798
Academic Journal
The article presents a research conducted on the impact of stressors and resources on the association of socioeconomic position with health behaviors. It highlights the method used to examine role of stressors and resources in mediating educational associations with health behaviors. It concludes that lower educated groups are simultaneously affected by the presence of various stressors and absence of multiple resources, which partially explain socioeconomic differences in health behaviors.


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