Interpretation of England and Wales cancer mortality data: the effect of enquiries to certifiers for further information.

Abstract

For some death certificates in England and Wales the cause information coded and published in national data is not that initially submitted by the certifier, but instead derives from a subsequent enquiry to the certifier for further information. These enquiries can lead to substantial artefacts in secular mortality data, and also to substantial non… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.1989.164

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@article{Swerdlow1989InterpretationOE, title={Interpretation of England and Wales cancer mortality data: the effect of enquiries to certifiers for further information.}, author={A. J. Swerdlow}, journal={British Journal of Cancer}, year={1989}, volume={59}, pages={787 - 791} }