The Scottish excess in mortality compared to the English and Welsh. Is it a country of residence or country of birth excess?

@article{Popham2010TheSE,
  title={The Scottish excess in mortality compared to the English and Welsh. Is it a country of residence or country of birth excess?},
  author={Frank Popham and Paul J. Boyle and Paul Norman},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={759-62}
}
Scotland has a higher mortality rate than England and Wales, which is only partially explained by differences in socio-economic deprivation. Within Scotland those born in England and Wales have a lower mortality rate than the Scottish born. Within England and Wales, Scottish born immigrants have a higher mortality rate than those born in England and Wales. These results raise the question of whether the greater Scottish mortality is a country of birth rather than a country of residence excess… CONTINUE READING

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