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Death rates for acquired hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis in English populations (1979-2010): comparison of underlying cause and all certified causes.

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BACKGROUND: Overt hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis have widespread systemic effects and are associated with increased mortality. Most death certificates that include them do not have the thyroid disease coded as the underlying cause of death. AIM: To describe regional (1979-2010) and national (1995-2010) trends in mortality rates for acquired hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis, analysing all certified causes of death (termed 'mentions') and not just the underlying cause. DESIGN: Analysis of ...

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10.1093/qjmed/hct011

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
106
Issue:
3
Pages:
229-235
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
URN:
uuid:0360444f-67a0-4201-81e4-2ace3adf610b
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375775
Local pid:
pubs:375775

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