Care provision in England doesn't match regional variation in heart disease, study showsBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39209.729988.BE (Published 10 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:970
- Roger Dobson
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 …