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We compared the incidence of significant Dupuytren's disease in men across occupational social classes in England and Wales, using data from the National Morbidity Survey. We found that manual occupational social class was not associated with an increased incidence of Dupuytren's disease. In fact, the incidence rates of Dupuytren's disease in the elderly were higher in non-manual than in manual social classes.


Journal article


J Hand Surg Br

Publication Date





12 - 14


Adult, Aged, Dupuytren Contracture, England, Humans, Incidence, Male, Middle Aged, Occupational Diseases, Social Class, Wales