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Population‐based linkage of health records in Western Australia: development of a health services research linked database
Objectives: To Introduce the Western Australian Health Services Research Linked Database as infrastructure to support aetlologic, utilisation and outcomes research. To compare the study population,Expand
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A decade of data linkage in Western Australia: strategic design, applications and benefits of the WA data linkage system.
OBJECTIVES The report describes the strategic design, steps to full implementation and outcomes achieved by the Western Australian Data Linkage System (WADLS), instigated in 1995 to link up to 40Expand
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Comparison of the effects of oat bran and low-fiber wheat on serum lipoprotein levels and blood pressure.
Previous studies have shown that supplementation of the diet with oat bran may lower serum cholesterol levels. However, it is not known whether oat-bran diets lower serum cholesterol levels byExpand
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BLOOD-PRESSURE-LOWERING EFFECT OF A VEGETARIAN DIET: CONTROLLED TRIAL IN NORMOTENSIVE SUBJECTS
59 healthy, omnivorous subjects aged 25-63 years were randomly allocated to a control group, which ate an omnivorous diet for 14 weeks, or to one of two experimental groups, whose members ate anExpand
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Acute symptoms and sequelae of Ross River virus infection in South-Western Australia: a follow-up study.
BACKGROUND Unusually high tides along the south-west coast of Western Australia (WA) during the spring and summer of 1988-89 provided ideal breeding conditions for mosquito vectors of Ross RiverExpand
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The causes of malignant melanoma: results from the West Australian Lions Melanoma Research Project.
In Australia malignant melanoma ranks forth among cancers as a cause of morbidity and premature death (Armstrong 1985). For this reason, and because the State of Western Australia has one of theExpand
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Population‐based outcomes after 28 246 in‐hospital vasectomies and 1902 vasovasostomies in Western Australia
Objectives To examine trends in vasectomy and vasovasostomy, and the surgical complications and factors associated with reversal after vasectomy, and paternity after vasovasostomy.
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Effects of Alcohol Use and Other Aspects of Lifestyle on Blood Pressure Levels and Prevalence of Hypertension in a Working Population
The relationship between alcohol consumption and blood pressure was studied in 491 males, ages 20–45 years, who volunteered to complete a health questionnaire and submit to standardized measurementsExpand
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The Relationship of Blood Pressure to Diet and Lifestyle in Two Religious Populations
The association between blood pressure and a vegetarian diet was studied in relation to obesity, sex, age and lifestyle in 98 Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) lacto-ovo vegetarians, 82 SDA omnivores andExpand
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