Geographical variation in life expectancy at birth in England and Wales is largely explained by deprivation.


STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe the population mortality profile of England and Wales by deprivation and in each government office region (GOR) during 1998, and to quantify the influence of geography and deprivation in determining life expectancy. DESIGN Construction of life tables describing age specific mortality rates and life expectancy at birth from… (More)


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