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Socioeconomic inequality in drug reimbursement during end-of-life care: a nationwide study
  1. Cecilie Daugaard1,
  2. Mette Asbjoern Neergaard2,
  3. Anne Høy Seeman Vestergaard1,
  4. Mette Kjærgaard Nielsen3,
  5. Søren Paaske Johnsen1,4
  1. 1 Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
  2. 2 Palliative Care Team, Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
  3. 3 Research Unit for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
  4. 4 Department of Clinical Medicine, Danish Center for Clinical Health Services Research, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Cecilie Daugaard, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, DK-8200 Aarhus, Denmark; cecilie.daugaard{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors CD was the study coordinator and was involved in designing the study and conducting a study protocol. CD made the statistical analyses, interpretation of data and wrote the manuscript. MAN, AHSV, MKN and SPJ contributed to the study design, study protocol, interpretation of data, and methodological and clinical review of manuscript. All authors approved the final version to be published.

  • Funding This study was funded by the Danish Cancer Society (R165-A10480-16-S7), Københavns Universitets Fond for Medicinstuderende, Fonden af 1870 and Helga og Peter Kornings Fond.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency (Central Denmark Region: record number 1-16-02-407-14). According to Danish law, registry-based studies do not require ethical approval.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors CD was the study coordinator and was involved in designing the study and conducting a study protocol. CD made the statistical analyses, interpretation of data and wrote the manuscript. MAN, AHSV, MKN and SPJ contributed to the study design, study protocol, interpretation of data, and methodological and clinical review of manuscript. All authors approved the final version to be published.

  • Funding This study was funded by the Danish Cancer Society (R165-A10480-16-S7), Københavns Universitets Fond for Medicinstuderende, Fonden af 1870 and Helga og Peter Kornings Fond.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency (Central Denmark Region: record number 1-16-02-407-14). According to Danish law, registry-based studies do not require ethical approval.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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