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Death rates for asthma in English populations 1979-2007: Comparison of underlying cause and all certified causes

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Objective: To report on trends in mortality for asthma using all certified causes of death mentioned on death certificates (conventionally termed 'mentions'), not just the underlying cause. Study design: Retrospective analysis using death certificate information and population data. Method: Analysis of mortality records in the Oxford region (mentions available from 1979 to 2007) and English national data (mentions available from 1995 to 2007). The data were considered in periods defined by di...

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10.1016/j.puhe.2012.01.022

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Journal:
Public Health
Volume:
126
Issue:
5
Pages:
386-393
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1476-5616
ISSN:
0033-3506
URN:
uuid:dd8e3add-e60a-479f-9ae1-69af37fcbe72
Source identifiers:
329849
Local pid:
pubs:329849

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