Variation in coverage by ethnic group of neonatal (Guthrie) screening programme in south London.
Objectives-To determine whether coverage of the neonatal (Guthrie) screening programme in Britain is different for groups at highest risk of sickle cell disease and to identify possible reasons for incomplete coverage.
Design-Descriptive study of coverage of screening programme and its variation by mobility, district of residence, and ethnic grroup.
Subjects-1727 infants born between 1 October and 31 December 1991.
Setting-Former West Lambeth and Camberwell District Health Autorities, London.
Main outcome measure-Proportion of infants with an identifiable screening test result.
Mots-clés Pascal : Dépistage, Nouveau né, Race, Test Guthrie, Royaume Uni, Programme, Homme, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical screening, Newborn, Race, Guthrie test, United Kingdom, Program, Human, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0615821
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 09/06/1995.