Neil Macknight

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BACKGROUND The authors examined the uptake of obesity surgery across England. METHODS Data were analyzed from the Hospital Episode Statistics covering all 9 goverment office regions with a total population of 49.1 million. The data analyzed covered 9 years 1996/97 - 2004/05. RESULTS 1,465 records were identified with a primary diagnostic code for(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the usage of surgery in the management of obesity. DESIGN Analysis of routine statistics. DATA SOURCES Hospital Episode Statistics extract held by Public Health Observatories. GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS: Two Government Office Regions in England with a population of 7.6 million. TIME PERIOD: Data analysed in the study covered the 6 y(More)
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