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Asthma deaths in Scotland 1965-1980.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6531685     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
From 1965 the fall in asthma mortality in Scotland has parallelled that documented for England and Wales. The high proportion of deaths in young people, and deaths at home, is similar to findings elsewhere. Mortality is higher in the more rural health areas, which are characterised by poorer access to general medical services, fewer medical consultants to the population, and lower hospital admission rates for asthma. There is a slightly higher proportion of home deaths in these rural areas, though on the available data not reaching the level of significance. It is suggested that this difference in mortality between the more urban and the more rural areas provides a basis for a case study in detail.
J M Wilson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scottish medical journal     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0036-9330     ISO Abbreviation:  Scott Med J     Publication Date:  1984 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-26     Completed Date:  1985-04-26     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2983335R     Medline TA:  Scott Med J     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Asthma / mortality*
Health Services Accessibility
Middle Aged
Rural Health

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