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Socio-economic disparities in mortality due to pandemic influenza in England


  • Paul Rutter
  • Oliver Mytton
  • Matthew Mak
  • Liam Donaldson


Tackling socio-economic health inequalities is a central concept within public health, but has not always been a part of emergency preparedness plans. These data demonstrate the opportunity to reduce the overall impact and narrow inequalities by considering socio-economic disparities in future pandemic planning. Copyright Swiss School of Public Health 2012

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  • Paul Rutter & Oliver Mytton & Matthew Mak & Liam Donaldson, 2012. "Socio-economic disparities in mortality due to pandemic influenza in England," International Journal of Public Health, Springer;Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+), vol. 57(4), pages 745-750, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:ijphth:v:57:y:2012:i:4:p:745-750
    DOI: 10.1007/s00038-012-0337-1

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