Effect of social factors on winter hospital admission for respiratory disease: a case-control study of older people in the UK.

@article{Jordan2008EffectOS,
  title={Effect of social factors on winter hospital admission for respiratory disease: a case-control study of older people in the UK.},
  author={Rachel Elizabeth Jordan and Jeremy I. Hawker and Jon G. Ayres and Peymane Adab and William Tunnicliffe and Babatunde Olowokure and Joe Kai and Richard J McManus and Ros Salter and Kar Keung Cheng},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 551},
  pages={400-2}
}
BACKGROUND Every winter, hospitals in the UK and other developed countries experience a surge in respiratory admissions. Ecological studies suggest that social circumstances may be an important determinant. AIM To establish the most important factors associated with winter hospital admissions among older people presenting with acute respiratory disease, especially the relative effect of social factors. DESIGN OF STUDY case-control study. SETTING Seventy-nine general practices in central… CONTINUE READING

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