How Your Childhood Advantage May Become a Mortality-related Disadvantage

■ Social Sciences & Business / How Your Childhood Advantage May Become a Mortality-related Disadvantage ­­­Yonsei sociologist investigates mortality, marriage longevity, and childhood family structure Does growing up in a home with both parents actually help you live longer? If so, does it remain true regardless of one’s own marital history in adulthood? Kang et al.’s (2016) “Marital status and mortality: Does family structure in childhood matter?” broadens existing research on the relationship between marital status and mortality risk by digging up the past: how our childhood family structure can affect the relationship. Using the General Social Survey (from an 8-year period)—which gathers data on … Continue reading How Your Childhood Advantage May Become a Mortality-related DisadvantageRead More →