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Place, time and certified cause of death in people who die after hospital admission for myocardial infarction or stroke.

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BACKGROUND: Two areas of uncertainty about routine statistics for mortality after hospital admission for myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke are i) whether most deaths occur in the admission episode itself rather than after discharge, and ii) whether most deaths are certified on death certificates as, respectively, MI or stroke. METHODS: Use of linked hospital and mortality statistics to analyse the time, place and certified cause of death in people aged 35-74 after admission for MI or stro...

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10.1093/eurpub/14.4.338

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of public health
Volume:
14
Issue:
4
Pages:
338-342
Publication date:
2004-12-05
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EISSN:
1464-360X
ISSN:
1101-1262
URN:
uuid:102d31f1-359a-4621-9013-d242afc889e4
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162676
Local pid:
pubs:162676

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