Care provision in England doesn't match regional variation in heart disease, study shows

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 10 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:970
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    A new study that compared the prevalence of heart disease in different areas in England with the number of revascularisation procedures carried shows a mismatch between the two.

    Some affluent areas with a low prevalence of disease had greater provision of procedures than more deprived areas with a high prevalence, says the study, published online in Health & Place (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2007.04.003).

    The study looked at data …

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