Socioeconomic differences in mortality

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6982.807b (Published 25 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:807
  1. Shirley Holton
  1. Consultant in public health medicine Buckinghamshire Health Authority, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP19 3DX

    EDITOR,—I was interested to see that Glasgow shows a picture of mortality associated with deprivation similar to that in Buckinghamshire, an area not otherwise known for any resemblance to Glasgow.1 In Buckinghamshire two groups of electoral wards have been identified, the most affluent (or least deprived) and the most deprived. The least deprived are those for which both the Townsend and …

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