Mortality among oral contraceptive users.

  title={Mortality among oral contraceptive users.},
  author={John B. Porter and Hershel Jick and Alexander Muir Walker},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={70 1},
The occurrence of fatal conditions was substantially similar in a large population of recent, healthy oral contraceptive users and comparable nonusers at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound during the years 1977-1981. There were no deaths from cardiovascular disease among those who were oral contraceptive users at the onset of their cardiovascular illness; there was one death from liver cancer, probably attributable to oral contraceptive use; and there were no deaths from complications of… CONTINUE READING

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