volume 12, issue 12, Pe0188736 2017
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188736
View full text

Abstract: ObjectiveTo assess the relationship between socioeconomic deprivation and health-related quality of life in urban neighbourhoods, using a multilevel approach.MethodsOf the population-based cohort EPIPorto, 1154 georeferenced participants completed the 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey. Neighbourhood socioeconomic deprivation classes were estimated using latent-class analysis. Multilevel models measured clustering and contextual effects of neighbourhood deprivation on physical and mental HRQoL.ResultsResidents f…

expand abstract