DVD1979 26 Minutes
Higher death rates among unemployed people.
Unemployment kills. Professor Harvey Brenner of John Hopkins University in Baltimore has been researching for 15 years, and came to England to make a special survey of the relationship between death and unemployment in Liverpool and Nottingham. The findings were quite definite - not only is the suicide rate higher amongst the unemployed, but also the death rate from other illnesses such as heart attacks, strokes and liver disease.
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