TITLE

Association between socioeconomic status, sex, and age at death from cystic fibrosis in England and Wales (1959 to 2008): cross sectional study

AUTHOR(S)
Barr, Helen L.; Britton, John; Smyth, Alan R.; Fogarty, Andrew W.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/3/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7821, p461
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the result of the study concerning the link between sex, socioeconomic status, and age at death from cystic fibrosis in Wales and England from 1958 to 2008. It says that the study made use of logistical regression to calculate mutually adjusted odds ratios for death above the annual median age at death by sex and socioeconomic status. It states that men were more likely to die than females above the annual median age at death.
ACCESSION #
66393179

 

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