Explaining variation in referral from primary to secondary care: cohort study

Dulcie McBride, Sarah Hardoon, Kate Walters, Stuart Gilmour

To what extent does referral from primary care vary by age, sex, and social deprivation? Do any socio-demographic variations in referral differ?

Publication:  British Medical Journal
Reference:  BMJ 2010; 341:c6267

This cohort study uses individual patient data from the health improvement network database in primary care.

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