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  1. Relation between night visit rates and deprivation measures in one general practice.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To compare night visit rates in different electoral wards of one general practice with the Jarman and Townsend deprivation scores and unemployment rates.

    Design-Analysis of computerised workload data

    Setting-General practice in centre of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.

    Outcome meassure-Visits made in 588 nights to the 11998 patients on the practice list.

    Results

    Night visit rates in 15 electoral wards varied from 19.6 to 55.3 visits per 1000 patients per year.

    The rates showed a significant association with the Townsend score (p=0.004) and the unemployment rate (p=0.03) but not with the Jarman score (p=0.3).

    The Townsend score explained 49% of the variability; unemployment explained 31% and the Jarman score explained 9%.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Statut socioéconomique, Médecin généraliste, Visite nuit, Charge travail

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Socioeconomic status, General practitioner

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0504721

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.