Trends in the leading causes of death in the United States, 1970-2002.

@article{Jemal2005TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in the leading causes of death in the United States, 1970-2002.},
  author={Ahmedin Jemal and Elizabeth M. Ward and Yongping Hao and Michael J. Thun},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2005},
  volume={294 10},
  pages={1255-9}
}
CONTEXT The decrease in overall death rates in the United States may mask changes in death rates from specific conditions. OBJECTIVE To examine temporal trends in the age-standardized death rates and in the number of deaths from the 6 leading causes of death in the United States. DESIGN AND SETTING Analyses of vital statistics data on mortality in the United States from 1970 to 2002. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE The age-standardized death rate and number of deaths (coded as underlying cause) from… CONTINUE READING
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