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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-384
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Ophthalmology
Volume128
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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