death certificates

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Summary: Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Deriving valid population-based cancer survival estimates in the presence of nonnegligible proportions of cancers notified by death certificates only
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 581, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2480-6. 2011
  2. ncbi Evaluation of data quality in the cancer registry: principles and methods. Part I: comparability, validity and timeliness
    Freddie Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 45:747-55. 2009
  3. ncbi The accuracy of cancer mortality statistics based on death certificates in the United States
    Robert R German
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:126-31. 2011
  4. ncbi Association between domains of physical activity and all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality
    Christine S Autenrieth
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstädter Landstraße 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:91-9. 2011
  5. pmc Death certificates provide an adequate source of cause of death information when evaluating lung cancer mortality: an example from the Mayo Lung Project
    V Paul Doria-Rose
    Biometry Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7354, USA
    Lung Cancer 63:295-300. 2009
  6. pmc Mortality associated with neurofibromatosis type 1: a study based on Italian death certificates (1995-2006)
    Maria Masocco
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Italian National Institute of Health ISS, Rome, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 6:11. 2011
  7. ncbi Population-based analyses of mortality in trisomy 13 and trisomy 18
    Sonja A Rasmussen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 111:777-84. 2003
  8. pmc Overreporting of deaths from coronary heart disease in New York City hospitals, 2003
    Reena Agarwal
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A47. 2010
  9. pmc Mortality in neurofibromatosis 1: an analysis using U.S. death certificates
    S A Rasmussen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 68:1110-8. 2001
  10. ncbi A national study of the location of death for older persons with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:299-305. 2005

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Publications298 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Deriving valid population-based cancer survival estimates in the presence of nonnegligible proportions of cancers notified by death certificates only
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 581, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2480-6. 2011
    ..Patients notified by death certificates only (DCO) are commonly excluded from such studies...
  2. ncbi Evaluation of data quality in the cancer registry: principles and methods. Part I: comparability, validity and timeliness
    Freddie Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 45:747-55. 2009
    ..There are no international guidelines for timeliness at present, although specific standards for the abstraction and reporting of registry have been set out by certain organisations...
  3. ncbi The accuracy of cancer mortality statistics based on death certificates in the United States
    Robert R German
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:126-31. 2011
    ..cancer mortality statistics is the concordance between cancer defined as the underlying cause of death from death certificates and cancer diagnoses recorded in central, population-based cancer registries...
  4. ncbi Association between domains of physical activity and all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality
    Christine S Autenrieth
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstädter Landstraße 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:91-9. 2011
    ..58-0.89) mortality. No clear effects were found for transportation activities. Our findings suggest that work, household, leisure time and total physical activity, but not transportation activity, may protect from premature mortality...
  5. pmc Death certificates provide an adequate source of cause of death information when evaluating lung cancer mortality: an example from the Mayo Lung Project
    V Paul Doria-Rose
    Biometry Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7354, USA
    Lung Cancer 63:295-300. 2009
    To assess the accuracy of death certificates in assigning lung cancer as the underlying cause of death, death certificate data were compared to mortality review committee-determined causes of death among participants in the Mayo Lung ..
  6. pmc Mortality associated with neurofibromatosis type 1: a study based on Italian death certificates (1995-2006)
    Maria Masocco
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Italian National Institute of Health ISS, Rome, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 6:11. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi Population-based analyses of mortality in trisomy 13 and trisomy 18
    Sonja A Rasmussen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 111:777-84. 2003
    ..Although trisomy 13 and trisomy 18 are generally considered to be lethal, long-term survival of patients has been reported. We sought to evaluate mortality in people with trisomy 13 or 18 using 2 population-based strategies...
  8. pmc Overreporting of deaths from coronary heart disease in New York City hospitals, 2003
    Reena Agarwal
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A47. 2010
    New York City has one of the highest reported death rates from coronary heart disease in the United States. We sought to measure the accuracy of this rate by examining death certificates.
  9. pmc Mortality in neurofibromatosis 1: an analysis using U.S. death certificates
    S A Rasmussen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 68:1110-8. 2001
    ..We used Multiple-Cause Mortality Files, compiled from U.S. death certificates by the National Center for Health Statistics, for 1983 through 1997...
  10. ncbi A national study of the location of death for older persons with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:299-305. 2005
    ..To describe where older Americans with dementia die and to compare the state health system factors related to the location of dementia-related deaths with those of cancer and all other conditions in this population...
  11. ncbi Recent national trends in sudden, unexpected infant deaths: more evidence supporting a change in classification or reporting
    Carrie K Shapiro-Mendoza
    Maternal and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:762-9. 2006
    ..Standardizing data collection at death scenes and improving the reporting of cause of death on death certificates should improve national vital records data and enhance prevention efforts.
  12. ncbi Trends in diseases reported on U.S. death certificates that mentioned HIV infection, 1987-1999
    Richard M Selik
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:378-87. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi Mortality after all major types of osteoporotic fracture in men and women: an observational study
    J R Center
    Bone and Mineral Research Division, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Lancet 353:878-82. 1999
    ..Mortality increases after hip fractures in women and more so in men. Little is known, however, about mortality after other fractures. We investigated the mortality associated with all fracture types in elderly women and men...
  14. pmc Underreporting of maternal deaths on death certificates and the magnitude of the problem of maternal mortality
    Isabelle L Horon
    Vital Statistics Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:478-82. 2005
    I studied the extent to which maternal deaths are underreported on death certificates.
  15. pmc Death certification: an audit of practice entering the 21st century
    B Swift
    Department of Histopathology, Sandringham Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK
    J Clin Pathol 55:275-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, the current performance of certifying doctors was audited within a large teaching hospital entering the new century...
  16. ncbi High accuracy of Swedish death certificates in men participating in screening for prostate cancer: a comparative study of official death certificates with a cause of death committee using a standardized algorithm
    Rebecka Godtman
    Department of Urology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Universityof Göteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 45:226-32. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to investigate the accuracy of death certificates of men in the Göteborg Randomized Population-based Prostate Cancer Screening Trial.
  17. ncbi Deaths attributed to X-ray contrast media on U.S. death certificates
    Diane K Wysowski
    Division of Drug Risk Evaluation, Food and Drug Administration, HFD 433, Silver Spring, MD 20993, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:613-5. 2006
    ..S. death certificates and to attempt to assess the comparative safety of commonly used diagnostic X-ray contrast agents using ..
  18. ncbi Reliability of death certificates in prostate cancer patients
    Katja Fall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:352-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the reliability of cause-of-death diagnoses among prostate cancer patients...
  19. ncbi How does loss to follow-up influence cohort findings on HIV infection? A joint analysis of the French hospital database on HIV, Mortalité 2000 survey and death certificates
    E Lanoy
    INSERM, U720, Paris, France
    HIV Med 10:236-45. 2009
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  20. ncbi Medicolegal death diagnosis in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan (2010): comparison of the results of death inquests by medical examiners and medical practitioners
    Hideto Suzuki
    Division of Forensic Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 13:273-9. 2011
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  21. pmc Using death certificate data to study place of death in 9 European countries: opportunities and weaknesses
    Joachim Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 7:283. 2007
    ..This study illustrates opportunities and weaknesses of death certificate data to provide such information on place of death and associated factors in nine European countries (seven entire countries and five regions)...
  22. ncbi Do we really know the cause of death of the very old? Comparison between official mortality statistics and cohort study classification
    Annick Alperovitch
    INSERM U708 Neuroepidemiology, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Hopital de la Salpetriere, 75651, Paris Cedex 13, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:669-75. 2009
    ..85, 95% CI = 1.09-3.14). These findings raise questions about the validity of national mortality registers in very old persons. Disease-specific causes of death, especially vascular diseases, could be overestimated in this age group...
  23. ncbi Death certification errors at an academic institution
    Bobbi S Pritt
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:1476-9. 2005
    ..The correctly completed death certificate provides invaluable personal, epidemiologic, and legal information and should be thorough and accurate. Death certification errors are common and range from minor to severe...
  24. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of death certificates for diabetes: as good as it gets?
    W Susan Cheng
    Joint Doctoral Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:279-84. 2008
    ..S adults, which may be an underestimate because of under-reporting on death certificates. In this study we examined death certificate sensitivity and specificity for diabetes, as well as the ..
  25. ncbi Reporting of diabetes on death certificates of 1872 people with type 2 diabetes in Tayside, Scotland
    J M M Evans
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:201-3. 2008
    It has been suggested that diabetes is under-recorded on death certificates.
  26. pmc Cause of death affects racial classification on death certificates
    Andrew Noymer
    Department of Sociology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e15812. 2011
    ..This study examines whether cause of death influences racial classification on death certificates. We analyze the racial classifications from a nationally representative sample of death certificates and ..
  27. ncbi Comorbidity of five chronic health conditions in elderly community residents: determinants and impact on mortality
    G G Fillenbaum
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M84-9. 2000
    ..Comorbidity is common in elderly persons. Its extent, correlates, and life-threatening impact in representative community residents are unclear...
  28. pmc Identification of dementia: agreement among national survey data, medicare claims, and death certificates
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Center for Health Policy, School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2914 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:313-26. 2008
    ..To estimate the proportion of seniors with dementia from three independent data sources and their agreement...
  29. ncbi Dying at home or in an institution using death certificates to explore the factors associated with place of death
    Joachim Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Health Policy 78:319-29. 2006
    ..The knowledge of determinants of place of death is important for public health policy aimed at improving the quality of end-of-life care...
  30. ncbi Place of death of Houston area residents with cancer over a two-year period
    Eduardo Bruera
    Department of Palliative and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:637-43. 2003
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  31. ncbi Using multiple cause-of-death data to investigate associations and causality between conditions listed on the death certificate
    Matthew D Redelings
    Data Collection and Analysis Unit, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:104-8. 2007
    ..In this paper, the authors discuss methods used in studying associations between reported causes of death and in investigating commonly reported causal pathways between events or conditions listed on the death certificate...
  32. ncbi Contemporary patterns of Pacific Island mortality
    Richard Taylor
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 34:207-14. 2005
    ..Available mortality data generally underestimate death rates among both children and adults. In many Pacific Island populations, little is reliably known about levels and causes of death, particularly among adults...
  33. ncbi Which patients with cancer die at home? A study of six European countries using death certificate data
    Joachim Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Clin Oncol 28:2267-73. 2010
    ..This study examines the proportion of cancer deaths occurring at home in six European countries in relation to illness and to demographic and health care factors...
  34. ncbi Methodology of studies evaluating death certificate accuracy were flawed
    Lars Age Johansson
    Centre for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, SE 106 30 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:125-31. 2006
    ..Statistics on causes of death are important for epidemiologic research. Studies that evaluate the source data often give conflicting results, which raise questions about comparability and validity of methods...
  35. ncbi Trends in frequency of reporting improper diabetes-related cause-of-death statements on death certificates, 1985-2005: An algorithm to identify incorrect causal sequences
    Tsung Hsueh Lu
    Institute of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1069-78. 2010
    ..to examine the changes in frequency of reporting improper diabetes-related cause-of-death statements on death certificates based on Multiple-Cause Mortality Files of the United States from 1985 to 2005...
  36. pmc Completeness of cancer registration: a new method for routine use
    J Bullard
    Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 82:1111-6. 2000
    ..This method allows completeness to be assessed routinely by factors such as age, sex, geographical area and tumour type...
  37. ncbi Death certificates are not reliable: revivification of the autopsy
    Keyvan Ravakhah
    Department of Medicine, Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, OH 44112, USA
    South Med J 99:728-33. 2006
    Medicine assumes that vital statistics are accurate, but they are only as good as the death certificates.
  38. ncbi Teaching cause-of-death certification: lessons from international experience
    Eindra Aung
    Health Information Systems Knowledge Hub, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Postgrad Med J 86:143-52. 2010
    ..accuracy of cause-of-death statistics substantially depends on the quality of cause-of-death information in death certificates, primarily completed by medical doctors...
  39. ncbi Trends in mortality rates comparing underlying-cause and multiple-cause coding in an English population 1979-1998
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    J Public Health Med 25:249-53. 2003
    ..Comparisons over time of mortality rates based on underlying cause alone will be misleading when the time-period crosses years in which rules changed for selecting underlying cause...
  40. ncbi Death certificate completion: how well are physicians trained and are cardiovascular causes overstated?
    Dhanunjaya R Lakkireddy
    St Luke s Hospital University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Med 117:492-8. 2004
    To determine the ability of residents in completing death certificates correctly.
  41. pmc Analyzing prescription drugs as causes of death on death certificates
    Diane K Wysowski
    Public Health Rep 119:520. 2004
  42. pmc The recording of demographic information on death certificates: a national survey of funeral directors
    Robert A Hahn
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:37-43. 2002
    The authors sought to ascertain the methods used by funeral directors to determine the demographic information recorded on death certificates.
  43. ncbi Blood-positive illicit-drug findings: implications for cause-of-death certification, classification and coding
    R A Lahti
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 187:14-8. 2009
    ..intoxication of cannabinoids, opiates, amphetamines and cocaine is represented in diagnostic entries on death certificates and the national cause-of-death database and, ultimately, in the cause-of-death statistics...
  44. ncbi From the emergency department to vital statistics: cause of death uncertain
    Carla C Keirns
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:768-75. 2008
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  45. ncbi Fatal asthma in Finnish children and adolescents 1976-1998: validity of death certificates and a clinical description
    Kristiina Malmström
    Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:210-5. 2007
    ..All death certificates where asthma or related respiratory tract disease was coded as the underlying cause of death were reviewed ..
  46. pmc An intervention to improve cause-of-death reporting in New York City hospitals, 2009-2010
    Ann Madsen
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Rm 204, CN 7, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E157. 2012
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  47. ncbi Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Canada, 1995: analysis of death certificates
    Susie Elsaadany
    Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:125-9. 2006
    ..Prevalence of antecedent causes was slightly lower than reported previously and may be considered minimum estimates since inadequate information was provided in over 50 percent of deaths...
  48. ncbi The impact of under and over-recording of cancer on death certificates in a competing risks analysis: a simulation study
    Sally R Hinchliffe
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, 2nd Floor Adrian Building, University Road, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:11-9. 2013
    ..However, it is well documented that cause of death information taken from death certificates is often lacking in accuracy and completeness.
  49. ncbi [Completeness of data on live birth certificates and death certificates for early neonatal and fetal deaths in the Ribeirão Preto Region, São Paulo State, Brazil, 2000-2007]
    Denise Machado Barbuscia
    Secretaria Municipal de Saúde de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:1192-200. 2011
    ..The use of reports on local investigation of deaths is recommended as a strategy to make mortality databases more complete...
  50. ncbi Herpes zoster-related deaths in the United States: validity of death certificates and mortality rates, 1979-2007
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:960-6. 2012
    ..Herpes zoster (HZ) vaccine was recommended in the United States to reduce HZ-associated morbidity. Vaccination may reduce HZ-associated mortality, but no strategy exists to monitor mortality trends...
  51. ncbi [Epidemiological potential of multiple-cause-of-death data listed on death certificates, Brazil, 2003]
    Augusto Hasiak Santo
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Departamento de Epidemiologia, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 22:178-86. 2007
    To evaluate the automated processing and the epidemiological potential of multiple-cause-of-death data listed on death certificates in Brazil in 2003.
  52. pmc A case study of the impact of inaccurate cause-of-death reporting on health disparity tracking: New York City premature cardiovascular mortality
    Lauren E Johns
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:733-9. 2013
    ..We examined whether overreporting affects the premature (< 65 years) heart disease death rate disparity between non-Hispanic Blacks and non-Hispanic Whites in NYC...
  53. ncbi Anonymous linkage of New Zealand mortality and Census data
    T Blakely
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:92-5. 2000
    ..The New Zealand Census-Mortality Study (NZCMS) aims to investigate socio-economic mortality gradients in New Zealand, by anonymously linking Census and mortality records...
  54. pmc Agreement on cause of death between proxies, death certificates, and clinician adjudicators in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Jewell H Halanych
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1319-26. 2011
    b>Death certificates may lack accuracy and misclassify the cause of death. The validity of proxy-reported cause of death is not well established...
  55. ncbi State differences in the reporting of 'unspecified stroke' on death certificates: implications for improvement
    Tain Junn Cheng
    Department of Neurology, Occupational Medicine, Management in Medical Records and Information, Chi Mei Medical Center, Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Stroke 43:3336-42. 2012
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional descriptive study to examine state differences in the reporting of "unspecified stroke" on death certificates in the United States.
  56. ncbi The impact of the variation in death certification and coding practices on trends in mortality from ischaemic heart disease
    Linping Chen
    National Centre for Classification in Health, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology
    Aust Health Rev 25:189-97. 2002
    ..In light of these findings, it is essential to monitor regularly the accuracy of death certificates for IHD and consider necessary adjustments in analysing mortality trends from IHD.
  57. pmc Effect of racial/ethnic misclassification of American Indians and Alaskan Natives on Washington State death certificates, 1989-1997
    Paul Stehr-Green
    Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center The EpiCenter, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, 527 SW Hall, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:443-4. 2002
    This study examined effects of racial/ethnic misclassification of American Indians and Alaskan Natives on Washington State death certificates.
  58. pmc A post-mortem survey on end-of-life decisions using a representative sample of death certificates in Flanders, Belgium: research protocol
    Kenneth Chambaere
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 8:299. 2008
    ..with past ELD studies; guaranteeing strict anonymity given the sensitive nature of the research topic; and attaining a sufficient response rate) are addressed in a post-mortem survey using a representative sample of death certificates.
  59. ncbi End-of-life decisions in medical practice in Flanders, Belgium: a nationwide survey
    L Deliens
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Lancet 356:1806-11. 2000
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  60. ncbi The last phase of life: who requests and who receives euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide?
    Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Care 48:596-603. 2010
    ..When suffering becomes unbearable for patients they might request for euthanasia...
  61. ncbi The role of linked birth and infant death certificates in maternal and child health epidemiology in the United States
    J W Buehler
    Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit, Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:3-11. 2000
    Linked birth and infant death certificates allow measurement of birthweight-specific infant mortality...
  62. ncbi Using death certificates to characterize sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): opportunities and limitations
    Carrie K Shapiro-Mendoza
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr 156:38-43. 2010
    To examine cause-of-death terminology written on death certificates for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and to determine the adequacy of this text data in more fully describing circumstances potentially contributing to SIDS deaths.
  63. ncbi Impact of paracetamol pack size restrictions on poisoning from paracetamol in England and Wales: an observational study
    Oliver Morgan
    Office for National Statistics, London SW1V 2QQ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:19-24. 2005
    ..To reduce the number of deaths, regulations were introduced in 1998 to restrict the sale of paracetamol. In this paper, we evaluate the impact of these regulations...
  64. ncbi Role of the cancer registries in determining cancer mortality in Asia?
    Balkrishnan B Yeole
    Indian Cancer Society, Bombay Cancer Registry, Parel, Mumbai, 400012, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:489-91. 2006
    ..Due to several socio-economic constraints cause is not adequately noted in the death certificates. Sample registration system practice in India helps in this but for correlating with cancer registry data ..
  65. pmc The effect of student training on accuracy of completion of death certificates
    Adil T Degani
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Med Educ Online 14:17. 2009
    b>Death certificates are an invaluable source of statistical and medical information, as well as important legal documents. However, few physicians receive formal training on how to accurately complete them.
  66. ncbi Mortality impact of AIDS in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Eduard J Sanders
    Ethio Netherlands AIDS Research Project, Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    AIDS 17:1209-16. 2003
    ..To measure the impact of HIV on mortality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...
  67. pmc Death duties: workshop on what family physicians are expected to do when patients die
    Kathryn A Myers
    University of Western Ontario, St Joseph s Health Care Centre, Room A011, 268 Grosvenor St, London ON N6A 4V2
    Can Fam Physician 53:1035-8. 2007
    ..Inadequate knowledge of the Coroners Act (in the province of Ontario) and of the correct process of certifying death can make physicians uncomfortable when confronted with these tasks...
  68. pmc A good death certificate: improved performance by simple educational measures
    Christian P Selinger
    Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Airedale General Hospital, Keighley, UK
    Postgrad Med J 83:285-6. 2007
    The initial aim of this audit was to determine whether information on death certificates is correct and all legal requirements are met...
  69. pmc What is a natural cause of death? A survey of how coroners in England and Wales approach borderline cases
    I S Roberts
    Department of Pathological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    J Clin Pathol 53:367-73. 2000
    ..In an attempt to initiate debate on these difficult areas, and with the ultimate aim of achieving national consensus, the views of coroners in England and Wales were sought...
  70. pmc Querying of death certificates in the United States
    Donna L Hoyert
    Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:288-93. 2005
    Data from death certificates are often used in research; however, little has been published on the processing of vague or incomplete information reported on certificates...
  71. ncbi An audit of a British sample of death certificates in which anorexia nervosa is listed as a cause of death
    Anne Muir
    South Warwickshire Primary Care Trust, St Michael s Hospital, Warwick CV34 5QW, UK
    Int J Eat Disord 36:356-60. 2004
    ..However, there are reasons to believe that these statistics may be subject to significant errors. An audit of the quality of information and diagnosis was conducted on death certificates in which anorexia nervosa was mentioned.
  72. ncbi Diabetes mortality and causes of death in Benghazi: a 5-year retrospective analysis of death certificates
    R B Roaeid
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Garyounis, Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
    East Mediterr Health J 16:65-9. 2010
    A retrospective study of death certificates from 2000 to 2004 was made to estimate the contribution of diabetes to total mortality in Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, and to study the causes of death among diabetics (coded using the ..
  73. ncbi [Geographical and temporal trends in infant mortality in Italy and current limits of the routine data]
    Laura Dallolio
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Epidemiol Prev 35:125-30. 2011
    ..to compare trends in infant, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality in Italy from 1991 to 2005 both at the national level and among the three Italian large geographical macro-areas (North, Center, South-Islands)...
  74. ncbi Occupational risk factors for cancer of the central nervous system: a case-control study on death certificates from 24 U.S. states
    P Cocco
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 33:247-55. 1998
    ..central nervous system (CNS) by industry and occupation was investigated with a case-control analysis of the death certificates of 28,416 cases and 113,664 controls, selected from over 4.5 million deaths in 24 U.S...
  75. ncbi Differentiating cause-of-death terminology for deaths coded as sudden infant death syndrome, accidental suffocation, and unknown cause: an investigation using US death certificates, 2003-2004
    Shin Y Kim
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Forensic Sci 57:364-9. 2012
    We compared written text on infant death certificates for deaths coded as sudden infant death syndrome (R95), unknown cause (R99), and accidental suffocation (W75)...
  76. pmc Effectiveness of pregnancy check boxes on death certificates in identifying pregnancy-associated mortality
    Isabelle L Horon
    Vital Statistics Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:195-200. 2011
    ..were pregnant at the time of death or within the year preceding death has historically been underreported on death certificates. As a result, the magnitude of the problem of pregnancy-associated mortality is underestimated...
  77. ncbi Educational intervention to improve death certification at a teaching hospital
    Himanshu Pandya
    Department of Medicine, H M Patel Centre for Medical Care and Education, Karamsad, Gujarat, India
    Natl Med J India 22:317-9. 2009
    Information recorded in the 'cause of death' section of death certificates is an important source of mortality statistics. It is used for policy decisions, development of healthcare programmes and health research...
  78. ncbi An investigation into GPs with high patient mortality rates: a retrospective study
    Julie Billett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, St Dunstans Road, London W6 8RP, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:270-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify reasons for the higher-than-expected mortality rates of these five GPs...
  79. ncbi Recording of diabetes on death certificates. Has it improved?
    J C Will
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS K 26, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:239-44. 2001
    To determine whether the recording of diabetes on death certificates improved from 1986 to 1993.
  80. pmc Mortality in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1964-2004
    Ardeshir Khosravi
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 85:607-14. 2007
    ....
  81. ncbi A review of death certificates listing Lyme disease as a cause of death in the United States
    Kiersten J Kugeler
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, and the location is Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:364-7. 2011
    ..Upon review, only 1 record was consistent with clinical manifestations of Lyme disease. This analysis indicates that Lyme disease is rare as a cause of death in the United States...
  82. pmc Temporal trends in recording of diabetes on death certificates: results from Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD)
    Laura N McEwen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1529-33. 2011
    To determine the frequency that diabetes is reported on death certificates of decedents with known diabetes and describe trends in reporting over 8 years.
  83. ncbi Misclassification of breast cancer as cause of death in a service screening area
    Carlo Alberto Goldoni
    Servizio Epidemiologia AUSL Modena, Modena, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 20:533-8. 2009
    ....
  84. ncbi Disparities in death certificates of Parkinson's disease patients: a report from a population of brain donors
    Spiridon Papapetropoulos
    Mov Disord 21:1791-2; author reply 1792. 2006
  85. ncbi Estimation of the incidence of pleural mesothelioma according to death certificates in France
    Y Iwatsubo
    INSERM E99 09, Creteil, France
    Am J Ind Med 42:188-99. 2002
    ..The number of cases of pleural mesothelioma in France has varied substantially according to methods of assessment...
  86. ncbi Implications of incomplete registration of deaths on long-term survival estimates from population-based cancer registries
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 125:432-7. 2009
    ..For that purpose, we simulated underascertainment of deaths through linkage failure of registry data with death certificates with probabilities between 0...
  87. ncbi Proportion of cancer deaths occurring in hospital, Canada, 1994-2000
    C Ineke Neutel
    Treatment and Outcomes Monitoring, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:264-8. 2005
    ..Most terminally ill cancer patients would prefer not to die in hospital, but only a minority achieve their wish. Our objective was to examine the proportion of cancer deaths occurring in Canadian hospitals...
  88. ncbi Mortality from pleural mesothelioma in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1979-2000: estimation from death certificates, hospital records, and histopathologic assessments
    Germania A Pinheiro
    Rua Barata Ribeiro, 720 501 Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil CEP 22051 000
    Int J Occup Environ Health 9:147-52. 2003
    ..b>Death certificates with pleural tumors as the main cause of death and hospital records were analyzed, together with ..
  89. pmc The Hispanic mortality advantage and ethnic misclassification on US death certificates
    Elizabeth Arias
    Mortality Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 7330, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S171-7. 2010
    We tested the data artifact hypothesis regarding the Hispanic mortality advantage by investigating whether and to what degree this advantage is explained by Hispanic origin misclassification on US death certificates.
  90. ncbi [Reliability and validity of uterine cancer death certificates in the municipality of Belém, Pará, Brazil]
    Jacira Nunes
    Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Federal do Para, Belem, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:1262-8. 2004
    ..b>Death certificates for Belém residents who died in 1998-1999 from neoplasms of the uterine cervix, uterine body, or ..
  91. ncbi Emergency medical services and mortality from heart disease: a community study
    Thomas D Rea
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:494-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the involvement and potential mortality benefit of out-of-hospital EMS care of cardiac arrest on community heart disease mortality...
  92. ncbi Disparities in the recording of Parkinson's disease on death certificates
    Joyce C Pressley
    Department of Epidemiology, The Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Mov Disord 20:315-21. 2005
    ..is known regarding potential socioeconomic or racial bias in the recording of Parkinson's disease (PD) on death certificates, studies of incidence, prevalence, and the etiology of PD frequently rely on this type of data...
  93. ncbi Cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease: assessing concordance of death certificates with registry reports
    Shu Qin Li
    Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services, Northern Territory University
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:419-24. 2003
    ..To assess concordance in reporting, in two Australian national datasets, of cause of death of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  94. ncbi Monitoring the decrease in breast cancer mortality in Europe
    Fabio Levi
    Registres vaudois et neuchâtelois des tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:497-502. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi Certifying diabetes-related cause-of-death: a comparison of inappropriate certification statements in Sweden, Taiwan and the USA
    T H Lu
    Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Diabetologia 49:2878-81. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess differences in the certification practices of physicians in Sweden, Taiwan and the USA with regard to diabetes-related cause-of-death (COD) statements...
  96. ncbi Diabetes mortality in Rhode Island: comparing underlying cause of death versus any listed cause of death
    Lauren M Wier
    Brown University, USA
    Med Health R I 91:86-7. 2008
  97. pmc Analysis of the sensitivity of death certificates in 440 hospital deaths: a comparison with necropsy findings
    J D Sington
    Department of Cellular Pathology, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP27 9JJ, UK
    J Clin Pathol 55:499-502. 2002
    ..The present study was initiated to determine the accuracy of death certification in providing a correct diagnosis in a series of adult deaths occurring in hospital, all of which were followed by a necropsy...
  98. ncbi Euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, and other medical practices involving the end of life in the Netherlands, 1990-1995
    P J van der Maas
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 335:1699-705. 1996
    ..In 1995, as part of an evaluation of this procedure, a nationwide study of euthanasia and other medical practices concerning the end of life was begun that was identical to a study conducted in 1990...
  99. pmc Population-based estimates of mortality associated with diabetes: use of a death certificate check box in North Dakota
    E F Tierney
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE MS K 68, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:84-92. 2001
    ..Overall and cause-specific mortality among persons with diabetes in North Dakota was estimated and compared with estimates from previous population-based studies...
  100. pmc Death certification and doctors' dilemmas: a qualitative study of GPs' perspectives
    Carol McAllum
    St Joseph s Mercy Hospice, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Gen Pract 55:677-83. 2005
    ..Improved training has been identified as a way of reducing inaccuracies. Understanding the influences on certifying doctors should inform that training...
  101. ncbi Psychiatric disorders certified on death certificates in an English population
    Michael J Goldacre
    Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Dept of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:409-14. 2006
    Psychiatric disorders are sometimes certified on death certificates, but seldom selected as the underlying cause of death...

Research Grants66

  1. Outcomes of Infertility Treatments in Clinic and Population-Based Cohorts
    Joseph B Stanford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a parallel population- based cohort, we will use marriage certificates, birth certificates, and fetal death certificates from the UPDB to identify potential participants...
  2. Modulation of Natriuretic Peptides via Caveolin in Hypertrophy and Heart Failure.
    David M Roth; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The work described in this proposal focuses on elucidating mechanisms to support the use of caveolin proteins as novel therapeutic targets for heart failure patients and is of relevance to the VA patient care mission. ..
  3. Molecular Profiles and Lifestyle Factors in Breast Cancer Prognosis
    Bette J Caan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Women are followed annually for recurrence and death by self report and verified by medical record and death certificates. During the proposed new funding period, archived tumor blocks will be retrieved and, using ..
  4. IGF::OT::IGF
    Vivian Leung; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This system includes data from death certificates, child death review, medical records, death scene investigations, and pathology reports...
  5. Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy
    CHARLOTTE MARIE DRUSCHEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..facilities, the hospital discharge database, community pediatricians and developmental specialists, and death certificates. MD surveillance differs from traditional birth defects surveillance as children will be diagnosed at an ..
  6. Impacts on Health and Mental Health post Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey
    Christina Tan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Using NJ death certificates data, we will identify causes of death that increased or decreased in the first month and 1-6 and 7-12 month ..
  7. Medicaid Expansion in Oregon: Access and Health Outcomes for Women and Infants
    Jeff Luck; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to create an integrated data system that links Oregon Medicaid data with birth and death certificates and hospital discharge data...
  8. Comparative Effectiveness of Prehospital and Hospital Emergency Care
    Joel C Cantor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These data will be linked to all-payer hospital discharge abstract data and death certificates to support a wide range of comparative effectiveness studies on patient- and system-level interventions ..
  9. Analysis of the Familial Component to Disease in a Biomedical Resource w/Link...
    LISA CANNON ALBRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of experience with this genealogical resource, and with other linked disease data (cancer registry and death certificates)...
  10. Novel Imaging to Predict Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes
    Zahi A Fayad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..When events (mortality, non-fatal MI and non-fatal stroke) are identified, hospital charts and death certificates will be reviewed by an adjudications committee, blinded to the baseline measurement values...
  11. Ambient Particles and Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
    Murray A Mittleman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..hemorrhagic stroke, but this hypothesis has only been examined using data from administrative records or death certificates. By conducting a case-crossover study using prospectively collected research-quality data from >16,000 ..
  12. Worcester Heart Attack Study
    ROBERT JOEL GOLDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A review of records for additional hospitalizations and a search of death certificates will be carried out to examine the long-term survival status of discharged hospital patients from each of ..
  13. Feasibility of a Web-based Collaborative Care Support(SM)Model to Improve Care fo
    JAN SWANEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with diabetes also have hypertension, and heart disease is a contributing cause on 68% of diabetes-related death certificates. The cardiovascular complications of diabetes can be significantly reduced with appropriate lifestyle ..
  14. Physical Activity and Survival in Cancer Patients
    I Min Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will obtain death certificates and ascertain cause of death...
  15. A Trial to Prevent Opioid Overdose: E.D. Based Intervention &Take-home Naloxone
    Caleb Banta-Green; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e. medical records, ambulance responses, and death certificates)...
  16. Using Clinically-Enhanced Claims Data to Guide Treatment of Acute Heart Failure
    Mark Sonneborn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..database to include inpatient pharmacy data, and will link patient data across hospitals and with Minnesota death certificates. The expanded dataset will support better measurement of risk-adjusted clinical outcomes and comparative ..
  17. CONTINUATION OF FOLLOW-UP OF DES-EXPOSED COHORTS
    ARTHUR HERBST; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Determine causes of death for cohort members through the NDI Plus system or acquisition of death certificates. Maintain and expand the Registry (CCA) Cohort by collaboration with DES Consumer Groups...
  18. San Antonio Center for the Study of Stillbirth
    Donald Dudley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The SAMHD ascertains all fetal deaths in the area through death certificates filed by hospitals, and has recently established a Fetal and Infant Mortality Review board. The proposed P.I...
  19. ESTROGENS AND VITAMIN A ROLE IN DISEASE PREVENTION
    Annlia Paganini Hill; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Decedents are identified by reviewing all death certificates of Orange County residents, by the community business office, from the obituary columns of the local ..
  20. CONTINUATION OF FOLLOW-UP OF DES-EXPOSED COHORTS
    Julie Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Obtain death certificates for participants who have died. [unreadable] Initiate and direct specific analyses (e.g...
  21. QUALITY OF MORTALITY DATA FOR INJURY CONTROL PROGRAMS
    Steven MacDonald; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The study has two primary aims. The central focus of the study is examination of death certificates and coroner/ Medical Examiner records in urban and rural counties, to ascertain accuracy and completeness of ..
  22. NIEHS SUPPORT OF THE AHS COHORT STUDY AT NCI
    Charles Knott; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., questionnaires );3) CATI interviewing;4) other data collection (e;g., pathology records, death certificates);5) data preparation;6) data processing;7) drawing buccal "swish and spit" samples from selected members of ..
  23. PHYSICIAN CESAREAN RATE AND RISK-ADJUSTED BIRTH OUTCOMES
    Tong Li; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..For this study, data from New Jersey birth certificates, fetal death certificates, infant death certificates, and maternal and infant hospital discharge records will be linked for the years ..
  24. INCIDENCE OF DIABETES AND CVD IN MEXICAN AMERICANS
    Michael Stern; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, there are plans to validate a sample of 200 Mexican-American and 200 non-Hispanic white death certificates by medical record review...
  25. DEATH RATES AND DEATH DATA FOR ASIAN AMERICAN ELDERLY
    Diane Lauderdale; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Specifically, there is reason to suspect inconsistencies in race coding between death certificates and the census...
  26. OCCUPATIONAL MORTALITY--CALIFORNIA HISPANIC POPULATION
    James Beaumont; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..180,000 deaths in the California Occupational Mortality Study in which occupations were coded for all state death certificates for a 3-year period, 4) Calculate age-adjusted mortality ratios for each occupation for the 92 standard ..
  27. AREA-BASED SOCIOECONOMIC MEASURES FOR HEALTH DATA
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..available individual-level socioeconomic data obtained in three public health data bases (birth and death certificates and the RI Health Interview Survey); (5) compare quantification of associations of the area-based ..
  28. INFANT MORTALITY AMONG MEXICAN AMERICANS
    W Frisbie; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The source of the data for the proposed study is the birth and death certificates in the custody of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District...
  29. INFANT MORTALITY AMONG MEXICAN AMERICANS
    Benjamin Bradshaw; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The source of the data for the proposed study is the birth and death certificates in the custody of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District...
  30. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF DIET AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The follow-up data were obtained by means of an interview, medical records from health care facilities, and death certificates for all decedents. In the proposed study, we will: (1)...
  31. RACIAL/ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN ADVERSE PREGNANCY OUTCOMES
    Rochelle Shain; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Charts and birth/death certificates will be used to determine neonatal mortality...
  32. RACIAL AND ETHNIC MORTALITY DIFFERENCES AT OLDER AGES
    SAMUEL PRESTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This assessment will involve direct matching of death certificates for persons reported as dying above age 60 against records for these same individuals in the U.S...
  33. DIABETES WELLNESS--AMERICAN INDIAN TALKING CIRCLES
    Felicia Hodge; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..7 per 100,000. When the three IHS Areas with problems in underreporting of Indian race on death certificates are excluded, the diabetes mellitus mortality rate rises to 41.4 per 100,000...
  34. CHARACTERIZATION OF CORONARY PRONE PEDIGREES
    Roger Williams; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..2 million persons), death certificates (240,000), and "Trees" (68,000 families)...
  35. COMMUNITY AND COHORT SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM
    Christie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
  36. CANCER AMONG HOUSEHOLD CONTACTS OF ASBESTOS WORKERS
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Of 1694, whose status has been updated, 1,164 are known alive and 620 deceased. Death certificates are being gathered and 553 have been obtained...
  37. Time to Neonatal and postneonatal death US 1985-1995
    AMANDA LIDDLE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..regression on three secondary data sets: US and South Carolina Vital Records Linked Live Birth/Infant Death Certificates for 1985-1995, and a data set compiled for this study that links South Carolina Vital Records Linked Live ..
  38. A Comprehensive Surveillance of Occ Injury in Maryland
    Patricia Dischinger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of available sources of data, including ED records, hospital discharge records, medical examiners records, death certificates, ambulance run sheets, police crash reports, trauma registry records, and emergency medical services ..
  39. A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PERSONALITY AND RISK OF CANCER
    RICHARD SHEKELLE; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Questionnaires from participants of next-of-kin and death certificates will be used in 1978-79 to identify possible incident cases of cancer; medical and hospital and records will ..
  40. The Barbados Study of Ocular Conditions (BSOC)
    Suh Yuh Wu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Throughout all study phases, mortality data were monitored and relevant information from death certificates was abstracted...
  41. DIET AND CANCER IN CHINA
    Colin Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..4 million death certificates and approximately 8280 lengthy questionnaires, and prepare for future storage about 160,000 portions of 8280 ..
  42. MAPPING INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCI
    Lisa Cannon Albright; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This database, which combines a genealogy of Utah founders and their descendants with death certificates in the state since 1956 provides an excellent resource for ascertaining the extended high-risk families ..
  43. Race-Specific Occupational Risk Factors for Cancer
    NATHANIEL BRIGGS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Moreover, published reports have generally been based on data from death certificates and other secondary sources that are of questionable validity because of racial disparities in accuracy...
  44. THE HEALTH HAZARDS OF CHILD LABOR
    Philip Landrigan; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the New York State cancer and heavy metals registries, and death certificates. Because of underreporting of occupational injury and illness is common, our analysis will focus on ..
  45. WORKPLACE ASSAULT-RELATED INJURIES:INCIDENCE & RISK
    Jess Kraus; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Using coroner's records and coroner-generated death certificates, police reports, and injury surveillance, we will identify, specifically, fatal and nonfatal cases, combine ..
  46. Combat Stress and Cardiovascular Risk Among Aging Men
    Kathryn Rose; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For men who died prior to data collection on military service, veteran's status will be obtained from death certificates to assess differences in mortality by veterans status and to perform sensitivity analyses to estimate ..
  47. Visceral Adiposity and Mortality in Japanese Americans
    Marguerite McNeely; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Mortality and cause of death from death certificates will be ascertained through December 31, 2005 by searching the National Death Index...
  48. VALIDITY OF SELF REPORTED FAMILY HISTORY OF LYMPHOMAS
    Sally Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..phone to obtain their cancer history and access to pathology reports and discharge summaries, or, as needed, death certificates, for diagnostic review; 3) obtain the diagnostic documents, and review and classify diagnoses per cancer-..
  49. PHYSICAL FITNESS/CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY--FIREFIGHTERS
    Wendy Mack; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We will use a variety of tracing sources, including the National Death Index, and obtain death certificates to determine date and cause of death...
  50. DEATH CERTIFICATE ACQUISITION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
    FRANK MORAN; Fiscal Year: 1992
    The objective of this project is to acquire larger numbers of death certificates simultaneously from Vital Statistics Offices (VSOs) of multiple states, using the contractor's won distinct Death Certificate Acquisition and Management ..
  51. Cardiac-Related Mortality with Atypical Antipsychotics
    DEANNA KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..b>Death certificates for all who have died, identified by the Social Secudty Death Index, will be collected from the Maryland ..
  52. COMMUNITY AND COHORT SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMS
    Lloyd Chambless; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
  53. FIELD CENTER
    Daniel Jones; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
  54. Recall and Survivor Bias: Impact on SES-CVD Associations
    Kathryn Rose; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The first aim of the study is to acquire early life SES data from historical records (birth and death certificates, social security records and individual census records) for approximately 2800 decedents, many of whom died ..
  55. EPIDEMOLOGY OF POLICE SUICIDE
    JOHN VIOLANTI; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..examiners who will not have knowledge of the decedent's occupation or cause of death; and (3) records of death certificates, medical examiner's reports, autopsy reports, and police records...
  56. CCSP FIELD CENTER
    F Nieto; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
  57. CENTRAL HEMOSTATIS LABORATORY FOR CCSP
    Kenneth Wu; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
  58. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE
    David Coultas; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of ILD in the county include pulmonary physicians, primary care physicians, hospital discharage diagnoses, death certificates, and autopsies...
  59. GENETIC CONSTITUTIONS AND CANCER PREDISPOSITION
    HOPE PUNNETT; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Detailed family histories are obtained; hospital records and death certificates are obtained where possible...
  60. MORTALITY EFFECTS OF HEALTH INSURANCE
    William Dow; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The specific aims of the project are to (1) Gather and integrate detailed secondary data from individual death certificates, two censuses, numerous household health and employment surveys, as well as administrative records from ..
  61. A PROSPECTIVE LONG TERM FOLLOW-UP OF ALCOHOLICS
    Elizabeth Smith; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Information on subjects who died during the follow-up period is being obtained via informant interviews, death certificates, medical examiner and coroner's reports, and other pertinent records...
  62. PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN STUDENTS PREDICTIVE OF CANCER
    RALPH PAFFENBARGER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..comprise the initial data to be examined for associations with fatal and nonfatal cancers identified on death certificates or on self-assessed mail questionnaires during a 25-60 year followup period...
  63. AN OCCUPATIONAL MORTALITY SURVEY FOR AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES
    Stephen Walsh; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The data for the project will be drawn from the nationwide database of death certificates maintained by the National Center for Health Statistics...
  64. CANCER AND MORTALITY IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS BY GENOTYPE
    John Mulvihill; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..contact, clinical examinations, retrieval of church records, the Danish Central Population Register, death certificates, and hospital, pathology, and postmortem reports, as well as at the Danish Cancer Registry...