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In Britain and other developed countries older people comprise a large majority of all those reporting long term illness or disability. However, most studies of socio-demographic variations in health have focussed on those in younger age groups. Moreover approaches to the study of health...
Chandola’s (2000; Social Science and Medicine, 50 (5), 641–649) claims that the UK National Statistics Socio-economic Classification (NS-SEC) is not significantly related to mortality are examined. It is shown that this result is likely to be an artefact of the data and methods he uses. Other...
Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) have been a popular source of primary care, and studies have shown that up to two thirds of patients attending A&E have problems that could be managed by general practitioners (GPs). Although many studies have found that patients of lower socio-economic...
The Navajo exhibit a number of indicators suggesting the extent of significant problems associated with drinking and alcohol abuse. Measures of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity provide stark testimony regarding the shape and magnitude of problem drinking among the Navajo. While these...
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