Time trends over five decades, and recent geographical variation, in rates of childhood squint surgery in England.

@article{Chou2013TimeTO,
  title={Time trends over five decades, and recent geographical variation, in rates of childhood squint surgery in England.},
  author={Munazzah Rifat Chou and Aeesha N.J. Malik and M. Suleman and Muir Gray and David Yeates and Michael J. Goldacre},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={97 6},
  pages={746-51}
}
AIMS To study trends in rates of childhood squint surgery in England over five decades, and to study recent geographical variation in England. METHODS Use of routine hospital statistics to analyse trends in squint surgery in the Oxford record linkage study area 1963-2010, and England 1968-2010; analysis of geographical variation in England 1999-2010. All rates, numerators and population denominators were restricted to people aged under 15 years. RESULTS The study included 519 089 admissions… CONTINUE READING