To investigate the pattern and size of the relationship between social deprivation in electoral wards and premature mortality for each health region in England.
Design-Ecological study using 1981 census variables and data on mortality for 1981-5.
Setting-14 regional health authorities in England.
Main outcome measure-Mortality under the age of 65 years from all causes, coronary heart disease, and smoking related diseases in men and women.
Increasing deprivation was significantly associated with mortality from all causes, coronary heart disease, and smoking related diseases.
The relationship was linear with no apparent threshold.
Correlation coefficients were generally greater for deaths from all causes and smoking related diseases and for men compared with women.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Homme, Etude comparative, Angleterre, Etude régionale, Privation, Mortalité, Statut socioéconomique, Etude socioéconomique, Cardiopathie coronaire, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Human, Comparative study, England, Regional study, Deprivation, Mortality, Socioeconomic status, Socioeconomic study, Coronary heart disease, Cardiovascular disease, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe
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Cote : 94-0040549
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.