It's not 'just deprivation': why do equally deprived UK cities experience different health outcomes?

@article{Walsh2010ItsN,
  title={It's not 'just deprivation': why do equally deprived UK cities experience different health outcomes?},
  author={David Walsh and Neil Bendel and Russell Jones and P. D. Hanlon},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={124 9},
  pages={487-95}
}
BACKGROUND The link between deprivation and health is well established. However, recent research has highlighted the existence of a 'Scottish effect', a term used to describe the higher levels of poor health experienced in Scotland over and above that explained by socio-economic circumstances. Evidence of this 'excess' being concentrated in West Central Scotland has led to discussion of a more specific 'Glasgow effect'. However, within the UK, Glasgow is not alone in experiencing relatively… CONTINUE READING