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Health checks in general practice: another example of inverse care?

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OBJECTIVE: To assess attendance at and the characteristics of patients attending health checks for cardiovascular disease offered in a general practice over a period of five years (1984-9). DESIGN: Medical record audit and postal questionnaire survey. SETTING: One general practice in Oxfordshire with a socially diverse population. PARTICIPANTS: 1101 Men and 1110 women aged 35-64 registered with the practice. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Age, sex, marital state, social class, smoking habits, alcohol...

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10.1136/bmj.300.6732.1115

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
300
Issue:
6732
Pages:
1115-1118
Publication date:
1990-04-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:3d65baa0-ada1-421b-b367-488ae0c0ad27
Source identifiers:
430859
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pubs:430859

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