Mortality by Heart Failure and Ischemic Heart Disease in Brazil from 1996 to 2011

@inproceedings{Gaui2014MortalityBH,
  title={Mortality by Heart Failure and Ischemic Heart Disease in Brazil from
1996 to 2011},
  author={Eduardo Nagib Gaui and Gl{\'a}ucia Maria Moraes de Oliveira and Carlos Henrique Klein},
  booktitle={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Circulatory system diseases are the first cause of death in Brazil. OBJECTIVE To analyze the evolution of mortality caused by heart failure, by ischemic heart diseases and by ill-defined causes, as well as their possible relations, in Brazil and in the geoeconomic regions of the country (North, Northeast, Center-West, South and Southeast), from 1996 to 2011. METHODS Data were obtained from DATASUS and death declaration records with codes I20 and I24 for acute ischemic diseases… CONTINUE READING