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Incidence of myocardial infarction is affected by deprivation in Buckinghamshire too

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7092.1485a (Published 17 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1485
  1. John N Newton, Consultant epidemiologista,
  2. Shirley Holton, Consultant in public health medicineb
  1. a Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology, University of Oxford, OX3 7LF
  2. b Buckinghamshire Health Authority, Aylesbury HP19 3ET

    Editor—Caroline Morrison and colleagues report that within a relatively deprived part of north Glasgow the incidence of myocardial infarction in the poorest areas was roughly double that in the more affluent neighbourhoods.1 It may be a surprise that similar results have been obtained …

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