Deprivation and violence in the community: a perspective from a UK Accident and Emergency Department

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Abstract

Using routinely collected data from an Accident and Emergency department over a 12 month period, we demonstrated a strong correlation (Pearson Correlation Coefficient 0.90; 95% Confidence Intervals, 0.77-0.96) between material deprivation and attendance following violent assault. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd. Ah rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)349-351
Number of pages2
JournalInjury
Volume32
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • crime

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