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Psychiatric data are questionable

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7010.947c (Published 07 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:947
  1. Petrus De Vries
  1. Senior house officer in psychiatry Mental Health Services Addenbrooke's NHS Trust, Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge CB1 5EF

    EDITOR,--Rajendra Kale's overview of health care in South Africa is a report on a large country sectorised through years of prejudice.1 Epidemiological data (in traditional apartheid style) supply us with an alarming yet not unexpected discrepancy in the health profile of white people compared with black people, which is ascribed to “the best of First …

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