Mortality after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: a cross-sectional cluster sample survey

@article{Burnham2006MortalityAT,
  title={Mortality after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: a cross-sectional cluster sample survey},
  author={G. Burnham and R. Lafta and S. Doocy and L. Roberts},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={368},
  pages={1421-1428}
}
  • G. Burnham, R. Lafta, +1 author L. Roberts
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND An excess mortality of nearly 100 000 deaths was reported in Iraq for the period March, 2003-September, 2004, attributed to the invasion of Iraq. Our aim was to update this estimate. METHODS Between May and July, 2006, we did a national cross-sectional cluster sample survey of mortality in Iraq. 50 clusters were randomly selected from 16 Governorates, with every cluster consisting of 40 households. Information on deaths from these households was gathered. FINDINGS Three… CONTINUE READING

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