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Title: Socio-economic inequality and meningococcal disease
Authors: Stuart, James M.
Middleton, Nicos 
Gunnell, David J. 
Keywords: Ecology;Meningococcal disease;Social deprivation
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Health Protection Agency
Source: Communicable Disease and Public Health, 2002, Vol. 5, No 4, p. 327-328
Abstract: Incidence of meningococcal disease was associated with socioeconomic deprivation across a rural English region. In young children the incidence was twice as high in the most deprived compared with the least deprived electoral wards. By addressing social inequalities the incidence of this serious infection could be reduced.
Type: Article
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