Social isolation: a predictor of mortality comparable to traditional clinical risk factors.

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Published in Am J Public Health on September 12, 2013

Authors

Matthew Pantell1, David Rehkopf, Douglas Jutte, S Leonard Syme, John Balmes, Nancy Adler

Author Affiliations

1: At the time of the study, Matthew Pantell was with the University of California, Berkeley-University of California, San Francisco Joint Medical Program, San Francisco. David Rehkopf is with the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Douglas Jutte and S. Leonard Syme are with the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. John Balmes is with the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, and the School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. Nancy Adler is with the School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

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