Summary: Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.
Publications298 found, 100 shown here
- Deriving valid population-based cancer survival estimates in the presence of nonnegligible proportions of cancers notified by death certificates onlyHermann 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...
- Evaluation of data quality in the cancer registry: principles and methods. Part I: comparability, validity and timelinessFreddie 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...
- The accuracy of cancer mortality statistics based on death certificates in the United StatesRobert 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...
- Association between domains of physical activity and all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortalityChristine 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...
- Death certificates provide an adequate source of cause of death information when evaluating lung cancer mortality: an example from the Mayo Lung ProjectV 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. 2009To 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 ..
- 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....
- Population-based analyses of mortality in trisomy 13 and trisomy 18Sonja 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...
- Overreporting of deaths from coronary heart disease in New York City hospitals, 2003Reena Agarwal
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A47. 2010New 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.
- Mortality in neurofibromatosis 1: an analysis using U.S. death certificatesS 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...
- A national study of the location of death for older persons with dementiaSusan 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...
- Recent national trends in sudden, unexpected infant deaths: more evidence supporting a change in classification or reportingCarrie 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.
- Trends in diseases reported on U.S. death certificates that mentioned HIV infection, 1987-1999Richard 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....
- Mortality after all major types of osteoporotic fracture in men and women: an observational studyJ 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...
- Underreporting of maternal deaths on death certificates and the magnitude of the problem of maternal mortalityIsabelle 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. 2005I studied the extent to which maternal deaths are underreported on death certificates.
- Death certification: an audit of practice entering the 21st centuryB 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...
- 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 algorithmRebecka 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.
- Deaths attributed to X-ray contrast media on U.S. death certificatesDiane 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 ..
- Reliability of death certificates in prostate cancer patientsKatja 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...
- 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 certificatesE Lanoy
INSERM, U720, Paris, France
HIV Med 10:236-45. 2009....
- Medicolegal death diagnosis in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan (2010): comparison of the results of death inquests by medical examiners and medical practitionersHideto Suzuki
Division of Forensic Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
Leg Med (Tokyo) 13:273-9. 2011....
- Using death certificate data to study place of death in 9 European countries: opportunities and weaknessesJoachim 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)...
- Do we really know the cause of death of the very old? Comparison between official mortality statistics and cohort study classificationAnnick 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...
- Death certification errors at an academic institutionBobbi 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...
- 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 ..
- Reporting of diabetes on death certificates of 1872 people with type 2 diabetes in Tayside, ScotlandJ M M Evans
Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD2 4BF, Scotland, UK
Eur J Public Health 18:201-3. 2008It has been suggested that diabetes is under-recorded on death certificates.
- Cause of death affects racial classification on death certificatesAndrew 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 ..
- Comorbidity of five chronic health conditions in elderly community residents: determinants and impact on mortalityG 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...
- Identification of dementia: agreement among national survey data, medicare claims, and death certificatesTruls 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...
- Dying at home or in an institution using death certificates to explore the factors associated with place of deathJoachim 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...
- Place of death of Houston area residents with cancer over a two-year periodEduardo 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....
- Using multiple cause-of-death data to investigate associations and causality between conditions listed on the death certificateMatthew 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...
- Contemporary patterns of Pacific Island mortalityRichard 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...
- Which patients with cancer die at home? A study of six European countries using death certificate dataJoachim 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...
- Methodology of studies evaluating death certificate accuracy were flawedLars 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...
- Trends in frequency of reporting improper diabetes-related cause-of-death statements on death certificates, 1985-2005: An algorithm to identify incorrect causal sequencesTsung 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...
- Completeness of cancer registration: a new method for routine useJ 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...
- Death certificates are not reliable: revivification of the autopsyKeyvan Ravakhah
Department of Medicine, Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, OH 44112, USA
South Med J 99:728-33. 2006Medicine assumes that vital statistics are accurate, but they are only as good as the death certificates.
- Teaching cause-of-death certification: lessons from international experienceEindra 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...
- Trends in mortality rates comparing underlying-cause and multiple-cause coding in an English population 1979-1998Michael 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...
- 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. 2004To determine the ability of residents in completing death certificates correctly.
- Analyzing prescription drugs as causes of death on death certificatesDiane K Wysowski
Public Health Rep 119:520. 2004
- The recording of demographic information on death certificates: a national survey of funeral directorsRobert 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. 2002The authors sought to ascertain the methods used by funeral directors to determine the demographic information recorded on death certificates.
- Blood-positive illicit-drug findings: implications for cause-of-death certification, classification and codingR 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...
- From the emergency department to vital statistics: cause of death uncertainCarla C Keirns
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Acad Emerg Med 15:768-75. 2008....
- Fatal asthma in Finnish children and adolescents 1976-1998: validity of death certificates and a clinical descriptionKristiina 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 ..
- An intervention to improve cause-of-death reporting in New York City hospitals, 2009-2010Ann 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....
- Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Canada, 1995: analysis of death certificatesSusie 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...
- The impact of under and over-recording of cancer on death certificates in a competing risks analysis: a simulation studySally 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.
- [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...
- Herpes zoster-related deaths in the United States: validity of death certificates and mortality rates, 1979-2007Abdirahman 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...
- [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. 2007To evaluate the automated processing and the epidemiological potential of multiple-cause-of-death data listed on death certificates in Brazil in 2003.
- A case study of the impact of inaccurate cause-of-death reporting on health disparity tracking: New York City premature cardiovascular mortalityLauren 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...
- Anonymous linkage of New Zealand mortality and Census dataT 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...
- Agreement on cause of death between proxies, death certificates, and clinician adjudicators in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) studyJewell 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. 2011b>Death certificates may lack accuracy and misclassify the cause of death. The validity of proxy-reported cause of death is not well established...
- State differences in the reporting of 'unspecified stroke' on death certificates: implications for improvementTain 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.
- The impact of the variation in death certification and coding practices on trends in mortality from ischaemic heart diseaseLinping 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.
- Effect of racial/ethnic misclassification of American Indians and Alaskan Natives on Washington State death certificates, 1989-1997Paul 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. 2002This study examined effects of racial/ethnic misclassification of American Indians and Alaskan Natives on Washington State death certificates.
- A post-mortem survey on end-of-life decisions using a representative sample of death certificates in Flanders, Belgium: research protocolKenneth 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.
- End-of-life decisions in medical practice in Flanders, Belgium: a nationwide surveyL Deliens
Department of Medical Sociology and Health Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
Lancet 356:1806-11. 2000....
- 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...
- The role of linked birth and infant death certificates in maternal and child health epidemiology in the United StatesJ 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. 2000Linked birth and infant death certificates allow measurement of birthweight-specific infant mortality...
- Using death certificates to characterize sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): opportunities and limitationsCarrie 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. 2010To 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.
- Impact of paracetamol pack size restrictions on poisoning from paracetamol in England and Wales: an observational studyOliver 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...
- 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 ..
- The effect of student training on accuracy of completion of death certificatesAdil T Degani
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
Med Educ Online 14:17. 2009b>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.
- Mortality impact of AIDS in Addis Ababa, EthiopiaEduard 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...
- Death duties: workshop on what family physicians are expected to do when patients dieKathryn 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...
- A good death certificate: improved performance by simple educational measuresChristian P Selinger
Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Airedale General Hospital, Keighley, UK
Postgrad Med J 83:285-6. 2007The initial aim of this audit was to determine whether information on death certificates is correct and all legal requirements are met...
- What is a natural cause of death? A survey of how coroners in England and Wales approach borderline casesI 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...
- Querying of death certificates in the United StatesDonna 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. 2005Data from death certificates are often used in research; however, little has been published on the processing of vague or incomplete information reported on certificates...
- An audit of a British sample of death certificates in which anorexia nervosa is listed as a cause of deathAnne 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.
- Diabetes mortality and causes of death in Benghazi: a 5-year retrospective analysis of death certificatesR B Roaeid
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Garyounis, Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
East Mediterr Health J 16:65-9. 2010A 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 ..
- [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)...
- Occupational risk factors for cancer of the central nervous system: a case-control study on death certificates from 24 U.S. statesP 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...
- Differentiating cause-of-death terminology for deaths coded as sudden infant death syndrome, accidental suffocation, and unknown cause: an investigation using US death certificates, 2003-2004Shin 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. 2012We compared written text on infant death certificates for deaths coded as sudden infant death syndrome (R95), unknown cause (R99), and accidental suffocation (W75)...
- Effectiveness of pregnancy check boxes on death certificates in identifying pregnancy-associated mortalityIsabelle 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...
- Educational intervention to improve death certification at a teaching hospitalHimanshu Pandya
Department of Medicine, H M Patel Centre for Medical Care and Education, Karamsad, Gujarat, India
Natl Med J India 22:317-9. 2009Information 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...
- An investigation into GPs with high patient mortality rates: a retrospective studyJulie 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...
- 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. 2001To determine whether the recording of diabetes on death certificates improved from 1986 to 1993.
- Mortality in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1964-2004Ardeshir Khosravi
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Bull World Health Organ 85:607-14. 2007....
- A review of death certificates listing Lyme disease as a cause of death in the United StatesKiersten 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...
- 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. 2011To determine the frequency that diabetes is reported on death certificates of decedents with known diabetes and describe trends in reporting over 8 years.
- Misclassification of breast cancer as cause of death in a service screening areaCarlo Alberto Goldoni
Servizio Epidemiologia AUSL Modena, Modena, Italy
Cancer Causes Control 20:533-8. 2009....
- Disparities in death certificates of Parkinson's disease patients: a report from a population of brain donorsSpiridon Papapetropoulos
Mov Disord 21:1791-2; author reply 1792. 2006
- Estimation of the incidence of pleural mesothelioma according to death certificates in FranceY 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...
- Implications of incomplete registration of deaths on long-term survival estimates from population-based cancer registriesHermann 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...
- Proportion of cancer deaths occurring in hospital, Canada, 1994-2000C 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...
- Mortality from pleural mesothelioma in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1979-2000: estimation from death certificates, hospital records, and histopathologic assessmentsGermania 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 ..
- The Hispanic mortality advantage and ethnic misclassification on US death certificatesElizabeth 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. 2010We 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.
- [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 ..
- Emergency medical services and mortality from heart disease: a community studyThomas 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...
- Disparities in the recording of Parkinson's disease on death certificatesJoyce 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...
- Cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease: assessing concordance of death certificates with registry reportsShu 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)...
- Monitoring the decrease in breast cancer mortality in EuropeFabio 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....
- Certifying diabetes-related cause-of-death: a comparison of inappropriate certification statements in Sweden, Taiwan and the USAT 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...
- Diabetes mortality in Rhode Island: comparing underlying cause of death versus any listed cause of deathLauren M Wier
Brown University, USA
Med Health R I 91:86-7. 2008
- Analysis of the sensitivity of death certificates in 440 hospital deaths: a comparison with necropsy findingsJ 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...
- Euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, and other medical practices involving the end of life in the Netherlands, 1990-1995P 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...
- Population-based estimates of mortality associated with diabetes: use of a death certificate check box in North DakotaE 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...
- Death certification and doctors' dilemmas: a qualitative study of GPs' perspectivesCarol 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...
- Psychiatric disorders certified on death certificates in an English populationMichael 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. 2006Psychiatric disorders are sometimes certified on death certificates, but seldom selected as the underlying cause of death...
- Outcomes of Infertility Treatments in Clinic and Population-Based CohortsJoseph 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...
- 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. ..
- Molecular Profiles and Lifestyle Factors in Breast Cancer PrognosisBette 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 ..
- IGF::OT::IGFVivian Leung; Fiscal Year: 2013..This system includes data from death certificates, child death review, medical records, death scene investigations, and pathology reports...
- Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research of Duchenne and Becker Muscular DystrophyCHARLOTTE 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 ..
- Impacts on Health and Mental Health post Superstorm Sandy, New JerseyChristina 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 ..
- Medicaid Expansion in Oregon: Access and Health Outcomes for Women and InfantsJeff 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...
- Comparative Effectiveness of Prehospital and Hospital Emergency CareJoel 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 ..
- 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)...
- Novel Imaging to Predict Cardiovascular Events in DiabetesZahi 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...
- Ambient Particles and Ischemic and Hemorrhagic StrokeMurray 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 ..
- Worcester Heart Attack StudyROBERT 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 ..
- Feasibility of a Web-based Collaborative Care Support(SM)Model to Improve Care foJAN 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 ..
- Physical Activity and Survival in Cancer PatientsI Min Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will obtain death certificates and ascertain cause of death...
- A Trial to Prevent Opioid Overdose: E.D. Based Intervention &Take-home NaloxoneCaleb Banta-Green; Fiscal Year: 2013..e. medical records, ambulance responses, and death certificates)...
- Using Clinically-Enhanced Claims Data to Guide Treatment of Acute Heart FailureMark 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 ..
- CONTINUATION OF FOLLOW-UP OF DES-EXPOSED COHORTSARTHUR 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...
- San Antonio Center for the Study of StillbirthDonald 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...
- ESTROGENS AND VITAMIN A ROLE IN DISEASE PREVENTIONAnnlia 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 ..
- CONTINUATION OF FOLLOW-UP OF DES-EXPOSED COHORTSJulie Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009..Obtain death certificates for participants who have died. [unreadable] Initiate and direct specific analyses (e.g...
- QUALITY OF MORTALITY DATA FOR INJURY CONTROL PROGRAMSSteven 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 ..
- NIEHS SUPPORT OF THE AHS COHORT STUDY AT NCICharles 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 ..
- PHYSICIAN CESAREAN RATE AND RISK-ADJUSTED BIRTH OUTCOMESTong 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 ..
- INCIDENCE OF DIABETES AND CVD IN MEXICAN AMERICANSMichael 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...
- DEATH RATES AND DEATH DATA FOR ASIAN AMERICAN ELDERLYDiane Lauderdale; Fiscal Year: 2003..Specifically, there is reason to suspect inconsistencies in race coding between death certificates and the census...
- OCCUPATIONAL MORTALITY--CALIFORNIA HISPANIC POPULATIONJames 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 ..
- AREA-BASED SOCIOECONOMIC MEASURES FOR HEALTH DATANancy 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 ..
- INFANT MORTALITY AMONG MEXICAN AMERICANSW 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...
- INFANT MORTALITY AMONG MEXICAN AMERICANSBenjamin 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...
- PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF DIET AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASEJiang 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)...
- RACIAL/ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN ADVERSE PREGNANCY OUTCOMESRochelle Shain; Fiscal Year: 1991..Charts and birth/death certificates will be used to determine neonatal mortality...
- RACIAL AND ETHNIC MORTALITY DIFFERENCES AT OLDER AGESSAMUEL 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...
- DIABETES WELLNESS--AMERICAN INDIAN TALKING CIRCLESFelicia 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...
- CHARACTERIZATION OF CORONARY PRONE PEDIGREESRoger Williams; Fiscal Year: 1990..2 million persons), death certificates (240,000), and "Trees" (68,000 families)...
- COMMUNITY AND COHORT SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMChristie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2000..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
- CANCER AMONG HOUSEHOLD CONTACTS OF ASBESTOS WORKERSHenry 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...
- Time to Neonatal and postneonatal death US 1985-1995AMANDA 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 ..
- A Comprehensive Surveillance of Occ Injury in MarylandPatricia 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 ..
- A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PERSONALITY AND RISK OF CANCERRICHARD 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 ..
- 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...
- DIET AND CANCER IN CHINAColin Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1993..4 million death certificates and approximately 8280 lengthy questionnaires, and prepare for future storage about 160,000 portions of 8280 ..
- MAPPING INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCILisa 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 ..
- Race-Specific Occupational Risk Factors for CancerNATHANIEL 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...
- THE HEALTH HAZARDS OF CHILD LABORPhilip 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 ..
- WORKPLACE ASSAULT-RELATED INJURIES:INCIDENCE & RISKJess 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 ..
- Combat Stress and Cardiovascular Risk Among Aging MenKathryn 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 ..
- Visceral Adiposity and Mortality in Japanese AmericansMarguerite 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...
- VALIDITY OF SELF REPORTED FAMILY HISTORY OF LYMPHOMASSally 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-..
- PHYSICAL FITNESS/CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY--FIREFIGHTERSWendy 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...
- DEATH CERTIFICATE ACQUISITION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMFRANK MORAN; Fiscal Year: 1992The 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 ..
- Cardiac-Related Mortality with Atypical AntipsychoticsDEANNA 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 ..
- COMMUNITY AND COHORT SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMSLloyd Chambless; Fiscal Year: 2000..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
- FIELD CENTERDaniel Jones; Fiscal Year: 2000..The community surveillance involves abstracting hospital records and death certificates and investigating out-of- hospital deaths...
- Recall and Survivor Bias: Impact on SES-CVD AssociationsKathryn 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 ..
- EPIDEMOLOGY OF POLICE SUICIDEJOHN 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...
- CCSP FIELD CENTERF Nieto; Fiscal Year: 2000
- CENTRAL HEMOSTATIS LABORATORY FOR CCSPKenneth Wu; Fiscal Year: 2000
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASEDavid Coultas; Fiscal Year: 1992..of ILD in the county include pulmonary physicians, primary care physicians, hospital discharage diagnoses, death certificates, and autopsies...
- GENETIC CONSTITUTIONS AND CANCER PREDISPOSITIONHOPE PUNNETT; Fiscal Year: 1980..Detailed family histories are obtained; hospital records and death certificates are obtained where possible...
- MORTALITY EFFECTS OF HEALTH INSURANCEWilliam 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 ..
- A PROSPECTIVE LONG TERM FOLLOW-UP OF ALCOHOLICSElizabeth 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...
- PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN STUDENTS PREDICTIVE OF CANCERRALPH 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...
- AN OCCUPATIONAL MORTALITY SURVEY FOR AUTOIMMUNE DISEASESStephen 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...
- CANCER AND MORTALITY IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS BY GENOTYPEJohn 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...