Hospital utilization as a function of social deprivation: diabetes vs non-diabetes.

@article{Morgan1997HospitalUA,
  title={Hospital utilization as a function of social deprivation: diabetes vs non-diabetes.},
  author={Christopher Ll Morgan and Craig J Currie and John R. Peters},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={589-94}
}
We tested the hypothesis that a relationship between ill health and deprivation exists for patients with diabetes, distinct from that experienced by the non-diabetic population. Age standardized admission and appointment rates and proportion of total activity for patients with and without diabetes were determined by electoral ward and correlated with the… CONTINUE READING