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The Relationship Between Social Deprivation and a Weekend Emergency Medical Admission


Abstract Background: Deprivation increases admission rates; the specific effect of deprivation with regard to weekend admissions is unknown. Methods: We calculated annual weekend admission rates for each small area population unit and related these to quintiles of Deprivation Index from 2002-2014. Univariate and multivariable risk estimates were calculated using truncated Poisson regression. Results:…

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