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Letters Ethnic group and medical care

What about doctor factors?

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 05 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4060
  1. Claire L Morgan, researcher1,
  2. Hendrik J Beerstecher, GP principal1
  1. 1Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4JA
  1. clmorgan{at}

    Mead and Roland report differences in patients’ evaluation of medical care that are related to the patient’s ethnic group.1 They may not have corrected for a possible confounder, the doctor’s characteristics.

    We examined the relation between patients’ ethnic group and the percentage of UK …

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