Update of trends in mortality from stroke in Italy from 1955 to 1987.

@article{DAvanzo1992UpdateOT,
  title={Update of trends in mortality from stroke in Italy from 1955 to 1987.},
  author={Barbara D'Avanzo and Carlo La La Vecchia and Eva Negri and Ettore Beghi},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={11 4-6},
  pages={196-203}
}
Mortality form stroke in Italy over the period 1955-1987 was analysed in terms of age-specific, age-standardised death certification rates, and by means of a log-linear model to separate the effects of age, cohort of birth and calendar period of death. In males the overall age-adjusted rate on the world standard population fell from 118.4/100,000 population in 1955-1959 to 72.0 in 1985-1987 and in females from 94.8 in 1955-1959 to 54.7 in 1985-1987. The overall decline in age-standardised rates… CONTINUE READING