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Mortality data

A. D. Lopez

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print July 1996 | ISBN: 9780192622358
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723636 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0004
Mortality data

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This chapter reviews some of the issues in the use of routine mortality data for small-area epidemiological research. Topics discussed include data collection systems, diagnosis of cause of death, and certification and coding of diseases and injuries.

Keywords: small-area study; mortality; epidemiological research; data collection

Chapter.  4540 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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