Accuracy of national mortality codes in identifying adjudicated cardiovascular deaths

Linton Harriss, Andrew Ajani, David Hunt, James Shaw, Brian Chambers, Helen Dewey, Judith Frayne, Alison Beauchamp, Karen Duve, Graham Giles, Stephen Harrap, Dianna Magliano, Danny Liew, John McNeil, Anna Peeters, Margaret Stebbing, Rory Wolfe, Andrew Tonkin

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This study investigated the sensitivity and specificity of the national mortality codes in identifying cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths and documents methods of verification.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)466 - 476
Number of pages11
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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