BACKGROUND: There is increasing recognition of the importance of obesity as a cause of death but it is uncommon for obesity to be certified on death certificates. We considered it useful to study what doctors actually do in respect of certification of obesity and to study trends, if any, in certification practice. METHODS: Analysis of two datasets that include all certified causes of death ('mentions'), not just the underlying cause-the Oxford record linkage study 1979-2006 and English natio...Expand abstract
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Certification of obesity as a cause of death in England 1979-2006.
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