Deprivation: key references and evidence


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Effectiveness evidence

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Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

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Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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