Social deprivation and premature mortality: regional comparison across England.

@article{Eames1993SocialDA,
  title={Social deprivation and premature mortality: regional comparison across England.},
  author={Malcolm Eames and Y Ben-Shlomo and Michael Marmot},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1993},
  volume={307 6912},
  pages={1097-102}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pattern and size of the relationship between social deprivation in electoral wards and premature mortality for each health region in England. DESIGN Ecological study using 1981 census variables and data on mortality for 1981-5. SETTING 14 regional health authorities in England. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Mortality under the age of 65 years from all causes, coronary heart disease, and smoking related diseases in men and women. RESULTS Increasing deprivation was… CONTINUE READING

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