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Inequalities in rates of renal replacement therapy in England: does it matter who you are or where you live?

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UNLABELLED: Introduction. This study explores the geographical variation in renal replacement therapy (RRT) incidence and prevalence after adjusting for general population socio-demographics, renal unit treatment patterns and travel times. METHODS: The UK Renal Registry provided data on all patients in England commencing RRT in 2007 and receiving RRT on 31 December 2007. Multilevel Poisson regression models were constructed separately for incidence and prevalence. Geographical Information Sys...

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10.1093/ndt/gfr466

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Caskey, FJ More by this author
Welton, NJ More by this author
Tomson, CR More by this author
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Journal:
Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
Volume:
27
Issue:
4
Pages:
1598-1607
Publication date:
2012-04-05
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EISSN:
1460-2385
ISSN:
0931-0509
URN:
uuid:52b26b9a-48c4-4b85-ac5a-b92f005c00d8
Source identifiers:
230271
Local pid:
pubs:230271

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