Gap between classes in life expectancy is widening

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:68
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Healthcare providers, local authorities, schools, employers, and the voluntary sector need to work together more closely to narrow the gap in health differences between different parts of the country and between different social groups, the health secretary said last week.

    Despite some improvements, the health gap between the top and bottom classes of the …

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