Variations and particularities in cardiovascular disease mortality in Brazil and Brazilian states in 1990 and 2015: estimates from the Global Burden of Disease.

@article{Brant2017VariationsAP,
  title={Variations and particularities in cardiovascular disease mortality in Brazil and Brazilian states in 1990 and 2015: estimates from the Global Burden of Disease.},
  author={Luisa Brant and Bruno Ramos Nascimento and Val{\'e}ria Maria Azeredo Passos and Bruce Bartholow Duncan and Isabela Judith Martins Bense{\~n}or and Deborah Carvalho Malta and Maria de F{\'a}tima Marinho de Souza and Lenice Harumi Ishitani and Elizabeth Barbosa França and Mateus Santaella Vivaz Oliveira and Meghan Mooney and M. Correction Naghavi and Gregory A. Roth and Antonio Luiz Pinho Ribeiro},
  journal={Revista brasileira de epidemiologia = Brazilian journal of epidemiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={20Suppl 01 Suppl 01},
  pages={
          116-128
        }
}
Objective: To analyze variations and particularities in mortality due to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Brazil and in Brazilian states, in 1990 and 2015. Methods: We used data compiled from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2015, obtained from the database of the Mortality Information System (SIM) of the Brazilian Ministry of Health. Correction of the sub-registry of deaths and reclassification of the garbage codes were performed using specific algorithms. The cardiovascular causes were… CONTINUE READING

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