Table 4—

Relation between material deprivation (Carstairs score) and severe hypoglycemia requiring NHS resource use

Social class
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No cases923312320510
Percent1.561.601.531.422.092.990.00
Total patients5781,4412,0251,6169551,7043
  • Data are n and %. The Carstairs score uses U.K. decennial census data to calculate a single score for each post-code area using the Z-score technique. Seven categories are defined ranging from the most affluent (class 1) to the most deprived (class 7) (16, 17). P = 0.002 (Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel test).