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dc.contributor.authorMiller, Herbert Crossleyen
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-06T10:29:32Z
dc.date.available2016-12-06T10:29:32Z
dc.date.issued1962en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1842/18448
dc.description.abstractThe accompanying thesis is a socio-medical account of 329 people (134 men and 194 women) of pensionable age and over on the list of a practitioner in a rural area in the West Midlands of England. The formation of the "sample" is described and its distribution into a age and sex groups and social classes is detailed with a reference to occupations. The background - geographical, social and historical - is briefly discussed. Sections are devoted to isolation, companionship in the home, the importance oi' continuing marriage in old age and to the proximity of offspring. Details are given of housing conditions, water and electricity supplies, sewage disposal and access to telephones.en
dc.publisherThe University of Edinburghen
dc.relation.isreferencedbyAlready catalogueden
dc.subjectAnnexe Thesis Digitisation Project 2016 Block 5en
dc.titleSocial medicine of an ageing rural communityen
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen
dc.type.qualificationlevelDoctoralen
dc.type.qualificationnameMD Doctor of Medicineen


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