Geographical and social variations in mortality due to childhood accidents in England and Wales 1975-1984.

@article{Avery1990GeographicalAS,
  title={Geographical and social variations in mortality due to childhood accidents in England and Wales 1975-1984.},
  author={Jonathan Avery and J N Vaudin and J L Fletcher and John Martin Watson},
  journal={Public health},
  year={1990},
  volume={104 3},
  pages={171-82}
}
An analysis was made of the death rates from accidents in children aged 0-14 by health districts in England and Wales during the five year periods 1974-79 and 1980-84. Death rates were generally higher in the north and west of England and lower in the south and east. Rates were higher in urban areas than in rural areas. There was a more than five-fold difference between the highest and lowest rates by districts during both periods. There was a very strong correlation with social deprivation… CONTINUE READING

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