Coalfield health effects: variation in health across former coalfield areas in England.

@article{Riva2011CoalfieldHE,
  title={Coalfield health effects: variation in health across former coalfield areas in England.},
  author={Myl{\`e}ne Riva and Mikiko Terashima and Sarah Curtis and Janet Shucksmith and Sarit Carlebach},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={588-97}
}
Regions affected by deindustrialisation are often characterised by unfavourable local health profiles. This was the situation in coalfield areas in England, where the scale and suddenness of the job losses in the 1980s and 1990s left these communities experiencing difficult socioeconomic conditions, and associated poor health status. Using data from the… CONTINUE READING