L12 To what extent are social determinants of health, including household overcrowding, air pollution and housing quality deprivation, modulators of presentation, ITU admission and outcomes among patients with SARS-COV-2 infection in an urban catchment area in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

@article{Soltan2021L12TW,
  title={L12 To what extent are social determinants of health, including household overcrowding, air pollution and housing quality deprivation, modulators of presentation, ITU admission and outcomes among patients with SARS-COV-2 infection in an urban catchment area in Birmingham, United Kingdom?},
  author={Marina Soltan and L. Crowley and C. Melville and J. Varney and Sam Cassidy and R. Mahida and F. Grudzinska and D. Parekh and D. Dosanjh and D. Thickett},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2021},
  volume={76}
}
BackgroundInternationally, researchers have called for evidence to support tackling health inequalities during the COVID19 pandemic UK Office for National Statistics data suggests that patients in regions of most deprived overall Index of Multiple Deprivation Score (IMDS) are twice as likely to die of COVID19 than other causes The Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC) report that Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) patients account for 34% of critically ill COVID19… Expand
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