Mortality among Australian conscripts of the Vietnam conflict era. II. Causes of death.

@article{Fett1987MortalityAA,
  title={Mortality among Australian conscripts of the Vietnam conflict era. II. Causes of death.},
  author={M J Fett and J R Nairn and D M Cobbin and Michael A Adena},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={125 5},
  pages={878-84}
}
In a cohort of Australian national service conscripts, death rates from International Classification of Diseases, Eighth Revision (ICD-8) cause of death classes for 19,205 veterans of the Vietnam conflict were compared with those of 25,677 veterans who served only in Australia. Comprehensive, clinically reviewed cause of death data were collected and coded to a single ICD-8 three-digit cause of death code by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Over 98% of the deaths among veterans were… CONTINUE READING

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