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Table 1 Standardised mortality ratio for all-cause mortality at ages 15 to 64 years according to tertiles of deprivation and general practitioner supply.

From: Availability and structure of primary medical care services and population health and health care indicators in England

GP SUPPLY TERTILE TOWNSEND SCORE TERTILE
  Least deprived Middle Most deprived
  N Mean SMR (95% CI) N Mean SMR (95% CI) N Mean SMR (95% CI)
Fewest GPs 0 - 15 96 (90 to 102) 18 112 (106 to 119)
Middle 11 80 (76 to 84) 12 88 (82 to 93) 10 100 (93 to 107)
Most GPs 22 76 (74 to 78) 6 85 (71 to 99) 5 96 (76 to 115)
  1. CI, confidence interval; GP, general practitioner; N, number of health authorities; SMR, standardised mortality ratio for all-cause mortality at ages 15–64 years Note: 1993 was used as reference to calculate SMR