Mortality in Glasgow and Edinburgh: a paradigm of inequality in health.

@article{Watt1992MortalityIG,
  title={Mortality in Glasgow and Edinburgh: a paradigm of inequality in health.},
  author={Graham C. M. Watt and Russell Ecob},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1992},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={
          498-505
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE The aim was to describe, predict, and interpret mortality in Glasgow and Edinburgh. DESIGN The study was an analysis of all cause and cause specific mortality data for quinquennia based on census years between 1931 and 1981, linking age and sex specific mortality rates by year of birth, for people dying between the ages of 25 and 74 years. SETTING Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland. MAIN RESULTS Age and sex specific mortality rates declined steadily in Edinburgh and Glasgow… CONTINUE READING

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