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Mortality from heart failure in an English population, 1979-2003: study of death certification.

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OBJECTIVE: It is widely held that there will be an epidemic of heart failure in Europe and North America as a result of increased survival from myocardial infarction and other coronary heart disease. The study objective was to discover if the decline in mortality from coronary heart disease has been accompanied by a rise in mortality from heart failure in the study population. DESIGN: Analysis of database of mortality records including all certified causes of death, not just the underlying c...

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10.1136/jech.2004.028951

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
59
Issue:
9
Pages:
782-784
Publication date:
2005-09-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:65de5fdd-d806-4cf9-bb90-716a752af14f
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110974
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pubs:110974

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