Ethnicity in pressure ulcer risk assessment, with specific relation to the Pakistani ethnic minority in Burton, England. 

Date

2002-03-04

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Journal Title

Journal ISSN

ISSN

1365-2648

Volume Title

Publisher

Blackwell

Type

Article

Peer reviewed

Abstract

Description

This work data-mines a large hospital information support system. Using a large dataset allows in this study exploration of sub-groups. Members of the Pakistani ethnic group were found to have lower incidence of pressure ulcers, but by employing a logistic regression analysis it was found to be an artefact.

Keywords

RAE 2008, UoA 11 Nursing and Midwifery

Citation

Anthony, D. M., Johnson, M. R. D., Reynolds, T., Russell, L. (2002) Ethnicity in pressure ulcer risk assessment, with specific relation to the Pakistani ethnic minority in Burton, England. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 38 (6), pp. 592-597.

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Research Institute

Institute of Health, Health Policy and Social Care