Where do you live?

In Sweden, the medical university Karolinska Institutet has produced research that links locality with mortality.

The study of more than 12,000 adults of 45 years and older in 75 clinics across Sweden.

It found there was an increased rate of heart disease, and subsequent mortality, in socioeconomically deprived neighbourhoods.


Picture source: Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr. (Public Health Image Library via Wikimedia Commons