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Trends in mortality rates for death-certificate-coded diabetes mellitus in an English population 1979-99.

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AIMS: Mortality statistics have customarily been coded and analysed using only one underlying cause of death. Rules for selecting the underlying cause, when more than one cause is certified on a death certificate, have changed twice in England over the past 20 years. We used data from death certificates for 1979-99 to compare mortality rates for diabetes mellitus certified anywhere on death certificates with those certified as the underlying cause. METHODS: Analysis of data from 18,917 death ...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
21
Issue:
8
Pages:
936-939
Publication date:
2004-08-05
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:2c807c60-b9e0-4405-bdf8-831109fe7474
Source identifiers:
72847
Local pid:
pubs:72847

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