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Main causes of death in Dande, Angola: results from Verbal Autopsies of deaths occurring during 2009–2012

Rosário, Edite V N; Costa, Diogo; Timóteo, Luís; Rodrigues, Ana A; Varanda, Jorge; Nery, Susana V; Brito, Miguel


BACKGROUND: The Dande Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) located in Bengo Province, Angola, covers nearly 65,500 residents living in approximately 19,800 households. This study aims to describe the main causes of deaths (CoD) occurred within the HDSS, from 2009 to 2012, and to explore associations between demographic or socioeconomic factors and broad mortality groups (Group I—Communicable diseases, maternal, perinatal and nutritional conditions; Group...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-08-04
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3365-6


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