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An index of unhealthy lifestyle is associated with coronary heart disease mortality rates for small areas in England after adjustment for deprivation

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Indices of socio-economic deprivation are often used as a proxy for differences in the health behaviours of populations within small areas, but these indices are a measure of the economic environment rather than the health environment. Sets of synthetic estimates of the ward-level prevalence of low fruit and vegetable consumption, obesity, raised blood pressure, raised cholesterol and smoking were combined to develop an index of unhealthy lifestyle. Multi-level regression models showed that t...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Scarborough, P
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Allender, S
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Health & Place Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
691-695
Publication date:
2011-03-01
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ISSN:
1353-8292
Language:
English
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2011-05-27

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