|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Childhood disadvantage and emergency admission rates for common presentations in London: an exploratory analysis|
|Author(s):||Kyle, Richard G|
Hospital Episode Statistics
Child Well-being Index
Index of Multiple Deprivation
Children Hospital care
|Citation:||Kyle RG, Kukanova M, Campbell M, Wolfe I, Powell P & Callery P (2011) Childhood disadvantage and emergency admission rates for common presentations in London: an exploratory analysis. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96 (3), pp. 221-226. http://adc.bmj.com/content/96/3/221; https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2009.180125|
|Abstract:||Aim: To determine whether emergency hospital admission rates (EAR) for common paediatric conditions in Greater London are associated with measures of child well-being and deprivation. Design: Retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics and secondary analysis of the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) 2007 and Local Index of Child Well-Being (CWI) 2009. Setting: 31 Greater London primary care trusts (PCTs). Outcome measures: EAR in PCTs for breathing difficulty, feverish illness and/or diarrhoea. Results: 24,481 children under 15 years of age were discharged following emergency admission for breathing difficulty, feverish illness and/or diarrhoea during 2007/2008. The EAR for breathing difficulty was associated with the IMD (Spearman’s rho 0.59, p|
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