[Underlying cause of death from external causes: validation of official data in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To validate the underlying cause of death recorded on the death certificates for individuals under 20 years of age who died from external causes in 1995 in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. METHODS We divided the study into two stages, coding and validation. In both stages we compared the official data concerning causes of death to the data we… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Barros2001UnderlyingCO, title={[Underlying cause of death from external causes: validation of official data in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil].}, author={M{\'a}rcio de Oliveira Barros and R A A Ximenes and Maria Lu{\'i}za Carvalho de Lima}, journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health}, year={2001}, volume={9 2}, pages={84-93} }