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The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has supported this project as part of its programme of research and innovative development projects, which it hopes will be of value to policy makers, practitioners and service users. The facts presented and views expressed in this report are, however, those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Foundation. A CIP(More)
OBJECTIVE To report on the extent of inequality in premature mortality as measured between geographical areas in Britain. DESIGN Observational study of routinely collected mortality data and public records. Population subdivided by age, sex, and geographical area (parliamentary constituencies from 1991 to2007, pre-1974 local authorities over a longer time(More)
OBJECTIVES It is known that African American men have a greater risk of prostate cancer than white men. We investigated whether this was true for first-generation black Caribbean and black African men in the United Kingdom. METHODS A clinical cohort study design recruiting all cases of prostate cancer diagnosed over a 5-yr period and residing in defined(More)
OBJECTIVE To reinvestigate whether South Asian men in the UK are at lower risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer in a UK-based retrospective cohort study and to examine possible reasons that may explain this. PATIENTS AND METHODS The catchment areas were predefined in four areas of southern England, and age- and race-specific populations for those(More)
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Acknowledgements This research was commissioned and funded by David Blunkett, the MP for Sheffield Brightside constituency. Maps are based on boundary data provided through EDINA UKBORDERS with the support of the ESRC and JISC and uses boundary material which is copyright of the Crown. Census data were obtained from the Census Dissemination Unit, Mimas(More)