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Completeness of follow up in a cohort study of mortality using the United Kingdom National Health Service Central Registers and records held by the Department of Social Security.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE: The aim was to evaluate and improve the completeness of follow up in a cohort study of mortality carried out using the UK National Health Service (NHS) Central Registers. SETTING: This was a follow up study of UK servicemen who served abroad in the 1950s and 1960s, including those who participated in the UK atmospheric nuclear weapon tests and experimental programmes. DESIGN: Details of men for whom follow up achieved using the NHS Central Registers was unsatisfactory were su...

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10.1136/jech.45.1.65

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
O'Hagan, JA More by this author
Kendall, GM More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Pages:
65-70
Publication date:
1991-03-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:fc22bdfe-6157-4396-bab2-88a81ced1630
Source identifiers:
35077
Local pid:
pubs:35077

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