Winter mortality in elderly people in Britain: Outdoor exposure and effect of windchill should be taken into consideration

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7472.976-a (Published 21 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:976
  1. Alan A Woodall (alan.woodall@shropshireha.wmids.nhs.uk), specialist registrar in public health medicine1
  1. 1 Telford and Wrekin Primary Care Trust, Telford TF1 5RY

    EDITOR—The study by Wilkinson et al, reporting a lack of effect socioeconomic gradient on excess winter mortality, contributes much to the debate seeking the best means to address this major public health issue.1 Currently, …

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