Does the southern European cardiovascular mortality advantage extend to total mortality? 50-year trends in death risks between 40 and 70 years of age in Western European men and women.

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AIMS To study 50-year mortality trends in men and women of northern and southern Western Europe. METHODS The World Health Organization mortality data base and multiple decrement life table methods was used to compute all-cause and cause-specific risks of middle-age death (40-69 years of age) for northern (Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1403494810379893

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