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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Childhood disadvantage and emergency admission rates for common presentations in London: an exploratory analysis
Author(s): Kyle, Richard G
Kukanova, Marina
Campbell, Malcolm
Wolfe, Ingrid
Powell, Peter
Callery, Peter
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Keywords: Children
Hospital Episode Statistics
Child Well-being Index
Index of Multiple Deprivation
Children Hospital care
Child welfare
Issue Date: Mar-2011
Date Deposited: 17-Jun-2011
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.;
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
DOI Link: 10.1136/adc.2009.180125
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