Epidemiological transition in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies 1953-1992.

Abstract

BACKGROUND This study aimed to describe trends in age-specific mortality from diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease and ischaemic heart disease in Trinidad and Tobago between 1953 and 1992 and to relate them to earlier changes in infant mortality rates. METHODS Average annual age-specific mortality rates per 100 000 were calculated for… (More)

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