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News Archive for November 2014

Carstairs Scores for Scottish Postcode Sectors, Datazones & Output Areas from the 2011 Census

Nov 12, 2014

Carstairs deprivation scores, originally created in 1981, provide a measure of material deprivation......

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UK Tobacco controls a success in cutting smoking among adolescents

Nov 10, 2014

A new study reveals a significant drop in the number of young people taking up smoking over the last 20 years, as the UK has introduced a range of tobacco controls. However research findings also show inequalities in starting smoking across different economic backgrounds, despite these regulations.

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