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Certification of obesity as a cause of death in England 1979-2006.

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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...

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10.1093/eurpub/ckp230

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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:
European journal of public health
Volume:
20
Issue:
6
Pages:
671-675
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1464-360X
ISSN:
1101-1262
URN:
uuid:4a8afe26-decd-4cfd-a22a-2f72770b9f9e
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162674
Local pid:
pubs:162674

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