Socio-economic variation in CT scanning in Northern England, 1990-2002

  title={Socio-economic variation in CT scanning in Northern England, 1990-2002},
  author={Mark Stephen Pearce and Jane A. Salotti and Kieran M. C. McHugh and Kwang Pyo Kim and Alan W. Craft and Jay H. Lubin and Elaine Ron and L. Neergaard Parker},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
BACKGROUND Socio-economic status is known to influence health throughout life. In childhood, studies have shown increased injury rates in more deprived settings. Socio-economic status may therefore be related to rates of certain medical procedures, such as computed tomography (CT) scans. This study aimed to assess socio-economic variation among young people having CT scans in Northern England between 1990 and 2002 inclusive. METHODS Electronic data were obtained from Radiology Information… CONTINUE READING
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