Mortality due to cardiovascular diseases in the Americas by region, 2000-2009

CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. The aim here was to evaluate trends in mortality due to cardiovascular diseases in three different regions of the Americas. DESIGN AND SETTING: This was a time series study in which mortality data from thre...

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Main Authors: Vilma Pinheiro Gawryszewski, Maria de Fatima Marinho de Souza
Format: Article
Published: Associação Paulista de Medicina
Series:São Paulo Medical Journal
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