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Prospective study of one million deaths in India: Rationale, design, and validation results

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Over 75% of the annual estimated 9.5 million deaths in India occur in the home, and the large majority of these do not have a certified cause. India and other developing countries urgently need reliable quantification of the causes of death. They also need better epidemiological evidence about the relevance of physical (such as blood pressure and obesity), behavioral (such as smoking, alcohol, HIV-1 risk taking, and immunization history), and biological (such as blood lipids and gene polymorp...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.0030018

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Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Pages:
0191-0200
Publication date:
2005-12-20
Acceptance date:
2005-10-18
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Language:
English
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79974
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2012-12-19

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