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[Editorial] The rising north–south divide in health in the UK

The north–south divide in the UK, and in England in particular, is made up of economic and health-related disparities, among other socioeconomic factors. An article by Iain Buchan and colleagues, published on Aug 7 in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, reported that in the past 20 years, age- and sex-adjusted excess mortality has increased by as much as 46 percentage points in people aged 35–44 years in the north of England compared with the south, and by 27 percentage points in people aged 25–34 years.

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