Low income scheme index: a new deprivation scale based on prescribing in general practice.

@article{Lloyd1995LowIS,
  title={Low income scheme index: a new deprivation scale based on prescribing in general practice.},
  author={David E. Lloyd and C. Martin Harris and D W Clucas},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1995},
  volume={310 6973},
  pages={165-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe and validate a new deprivation index, based on the percentage of prescribed items exempt from the prescription charge under the low income scheme, at both family health services authority and practice level. DESIGN Comparison of the index with three other deprivation indices and correlation of index values with the use of drugs… CONTINUE READING