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The inter-rate reliability of a generic measure of severity of illness (1997)
Journal Article
Shiels, C., Eccles, M., Hutchinson, A., Gardiner, E., & Smoljanovic, L. (1997). The inter-rate reliability of a generic measure of severity of illness. Family practice, 14(6), 466-471. doi:10.1093/fampra/14.6.466

Background. There has been increasing interest in the development of measures to quantify baseline severity of illness and thus provide a more meaningful interpretation of health outcomes. Objective. We aimed to assess the inter-rater reliability of... Read More

Ethnic differences in substance use and alcohol-use-related mortality among first generation migrants to England and Wales (1997)
Journal Article
Harrison, L., Sutton, M., & Gardiner, E. (1997). Ethnic differences in substance use and alcohol-use-related mortality among first generation migrants to England and Wales. Substance use & misuse, 32(7-8), (849-876). doi:10.3109/10826089709055862. ISSN 1082-6084

Epidemiological studies among migrant ethnic groups are potentially important as a way to provide insight into the relative importance of genetic, cultural, and socioeconomic factors in the etiology of substance use disorders. This paper summarizes p... Read More