Examining geographic patterns of mortality: the atlas of mortality in small areas in Spain (1987-1995).

@article{Benach2003ExaminingGP,
  title={Examining geographic patterns of mortality: the atlas of mortality in small areas in Spain (1987-1995).},
  author={Joan Benach and Yutaka Yasui and Carme Borrell and Elisabeth Rosa and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Pasar{\'i}n and N{\'u}ria Benach and Esther Espa{\~n}ol and Jos{\'e} M. Mart{\'i}nez and Antonio Daponte},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={115-23}
}
BACKGROUND Small-area mortality atlases have been demonstrated to be a useful tool for both showing general geographical patterns in mortality data and identifying specific high-risk locations. In Spain no study has so far systematically examined geographic patterns of small-area mortality for the main causes of death. This paper presents the main features, contents and potential uses of the Spanish Atlas of Mortality in small areas (1987-1995). METHODS Population data for 2,218 small areas… CONTINUE READING

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