Socioeconomic status and choroidal melanoma in Scotland

David Lockington, Vikas Chadha, Heather Russell, David Young, Paul Cauchi, Ewan Kemp

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Abstract

The adverse effect of socioeconomic deprivation on health and mortality is well recognized in the United Kingdom, particularly for health inequalities in Scotland.1-2 We evaluated the demographic characteristics and audited the management of our patients with choroidal melanoma at the only ocular oncology tertiary referral center in Scotland.
LanguageEnglish
Pages383-384
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Ophthalmology
Volume128
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Scotland
Social Class
Melanoma
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Demography
Mortality
United Kingdom

Keywords

  • Choroid Neoplasms
  • female
  • humans
  • incidence
  • male
  • melanoma
  • middle aged
  • retrospective studies
  • Scotland
  • social class
  • visual acuity
  • waiting lists

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Lockington, D., Chadha, V., Russell, H., Young, D., Cauchi, P., & Kemp, E. (2010). Socioeconomic status and choroidal melanoma in Scotland. Archives of Ophthalmology, 128(3), 383-384. https://doi.org/10.1001/archophthalmol.2009.407
Lockington, David ; Chadha, Vikas ; Russell, Heather ; Young, David ; Cauchi, Paul ; Kemp, Ewan. / Socioeconomic status and choroidal melanoma in Scotland. In: Archives of Ophthalmology. 2010 ; Vol. 128, No. 3. pp. 383-384.
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In: Archives of Ophthalmology, Vol. 128, No. 3, 2010, p. 383-384.

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