Causes of Death

@article{Avignon1968CausesOD,
  title={Causes of Death},
  author={P. Avignon and Jonas Arne Ingvar Lindahl and H. Werneman},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1968},
  volume={217},
  pages={305-305}
}
The HCFA Death Notification Form is the primary source of information on causes of deaths. For overall death rates, additional information is retrieved by the USRDS from other sources including Social Security Death Benefits files and hospital discharges. Analysis of these sources reveals that the Death Notification Form is missing or incomplete in 14.3 percent of deaths. Physicians report deaths and causes of death for all ESRD patients according to a list of 22 causes of death on the Death… 
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