Lasse Tarkiainen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The changing relationship between income and mortality in Finland, 1988-2007
    Lasse Tarkiainen
    Population Research Unit, Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, P O Box 18, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:21-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Trends in life expectancy by income from 1988 to 2007: decomposition by age and cause of death
    Lasse Tarkiainen
    Population Research Unit, Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, PO Box 18, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:573-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Comparing the effects of neighbourhood characteristics on all-cause mortality using two hierarchical areal units in the capital region of Helsinki
    Lasse Tarkiainen
    Population Research Unit, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Place 16:409-12. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Housing wealth and mortality: A register linkage study of the Finnish population
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 69:754-60. 2009

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint The changing relationship between income and mortality in Finland, 1988-2007
    Lasse Tarkiainen
    Population Research Unit, Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, P O Box 18, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:21-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the changing socio-demographic composition explains the increasing disparity in mortality by income and the stagnation of mortality in the lowest income group...
  2. doi request reprint Trends in life expectancy by income from 1988 to 2007: decomposition by age and cause of death
    Lasse Tarkiainen
    Population Research Unit, Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, PO Box 18, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:573-8. 2012
    ..Less attention has been paid to mortality trends across income groups than those measured by other socioeconomic indicators. This study assessed the change in life expectancy by income over 20 years in the Finnish general population...
  3. doi request reprint Comparing the effects of neighbourhood characteristics on all-cause mortality using two hierarchical areal units in the capital region of Helsinki
    Lasse Tarkiainen
    Population Research Unit, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Place 16:409-12. 2010
    ..This was also the case for the effect of the proportion of manual workers in the area on mortality. Our results imply that the choice of area scale will not lead to serious underestimation of neighbourhood effects in mortality...
  4. doi request reprint Housing wealth and mortality: A register linkage study of the Finnish population
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 69:754-60. 2009
    ..Measures of housing wealth may therefore provide useful social classifications for studies on poor health and mortality especially in older age groups where most deaths occur...