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We read with interest the study on the relationship between the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and place of death.1 The authors reported people from more deprived areas were more likely to die in hospital, and those from less deprived areas were more likely to die in hospice. As discussed, the association between deprivation and place of death is well established,2 but this …
Contributors AD wrote the letter and MW approved the letter. Both were authors on quoted journal article.
Competing interests None declared.
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