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BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 08 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:956

Major football tournament cuts hospital attendance: Research on the effect of last year's World Cup on attendance at oral and maxillofacial clinics at two London hospitals shows that it fell by 14% throughout the tournament and more than halved (by 55%) on key match days, as a result of people not turning up to routine appointments (British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2007.07.165).

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