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Relative deprivation between neighbouring wards is predictive of coronary heart disease mortality after adjustment for absolute deprivation of wards

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Background: The aims of this study were to assess whether deprivation inequality at small area level in England is associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates and to assess whether this provides evidence of an association between area-level and individual-level risk. Methods: Mortality rates for all wards in England were calculated using all CHD deaths between 2001 and 2006. Ward-level deprivation was measured using the Carstairs Index. Deprivation inequality within local aut...

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10.1136/jech.2010.116723

Authors


Allender, S More by this author
Scarborough, P More by this author
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Volume:
66
Issue:
9
Pages:
803-808
Publication date:
2012-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:c5079a48-617b-4cb6-a2ae-9dc82bac95a0
Source identifiers:
352867
Local pid:
pubs:352867
Language:
English

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