The Swedish cause of death register

  title={The Swedish cause of death register},
  author={Hannah Louise Brooke and Mats Talb{\"a}ck and Jesper H{\"o}rnblad and Lars Age Johansson and Jonas F Ludvigsson and Henrik Druid and Maria Feychting and Rickard Ljung},
  booktitle={European Journal of Epidemiology},
Sweden has a long tradition of recording cause of death data. The Swedish cause of death register is a high quality virtually complete register of all deaths in Sweden since 1952. Although originally created for official statistics, it is a highly important data source for medical research since it can be linked to many other national registers, which contain data on social and health factors in the Swedish population. For the appropriate use of this register, it is fundamental to understand… CONTINUE READING
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