Winter mortality in elderly people in Britain: action on outdoor cold stress is needed to reduce winter mortality.

@article{Keatinge2004WinterMI,
  title={Winter mortality in elderly people in Britain: action on outdoor cold stress is needed to reduce winter mortality.},
  author={William R Keatinge and Gavin C Donaldson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2004},
  volume={329 7472},
  pages={
          976; author reply 977
        }
}
EDITOR—The paper by Wilkinson et al, on people aged over 75, makes a useful addition to the evidence that winter mortality in Britain is now not caused primarily by deprivation and failure to heat homes.1 In addition to other evidence they quote, a recent study on younger people provides positive indications that cold exposure outside the home causes winter mortality regardless … 

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