Socioeconomics & Obesity: Gender Differences
Health measures such as Obesity, Diabetes, and Life expectancy show a strong socio-economic gradient, with lower income/education associated with significantly worse outcomes. This analysis investigates the differential impact of higher socioeconomic status on Obesity rates for Men vs. Women. As seen in various graphs, the impact of higher income/education is significantly stronger for females. The patterns are consistent across all races, geographies, and other demographic controls.