Socio-economic deprivation is associated with increased proximity to general practices in England: an ecological analysis.

@article{Adams2005SocioeconomicDI,
  title={Socio-economic deprivation is associated with increased proximity to general practices in England: an ecological analysis.},
  author={Jean Adams and Martin White},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={80-1}
}
BACKGROUND As health status is consistently negatively correlated with socio-economic deprivation, the need for health services is generally assumed to be greater in more deprived communities. The Inverse Care Law predicts that access to good quality primary care services in more deprived wards will be less than that in affluent wards. However, the relationship between deprivation and geographical proximity to health services has received little attention. METHODS We investigated the… CONTINUE READING