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What does IOD stand for?

IOD stands for Index of Deprivation

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For example, after correction for risk factors including age, sex, index of deprivation, and a number of clinical risk factors (such as recurrent falls, smoking, rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, maternal hip fracture, excessive consumption of alcohol, fragility fractures, and secondary osteoporosis), a low BMI in 10,657 patients who were randomly assigned to a reference cohort was found to be an independent predictor of osteoporosis (area under the receiver operating characteristic [ROC] curve, 0.
The Welsh Index of Deprivation 2008 highlights Neath Port Talbot and Swansea wards as among some of the most deprived in Wales based on factors which include employment and income.
The Townsend index of deprivation (21) was obtained from postcode (from census data on household unemployment, overcrowding, non-ownership of house, and car ownership), standardised to the northeast region, with positive values indicating relative deprivation.
The problems of the area were recently highlighted by the Wales Index of Deprivation which separated out Riverside from the more affluent parts of Pontcanna that come in the same council ward.