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Changes in proportional mortality from diabetes and circulatory disease in Mauritius and Fiji: Possible effects of coding and certification

Morrell, Stephen; Taylor, Richard; Nand, Devina; Rao, Chalapati

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Background Many developing countries are experiencing the epidemiological transition, with the majority of deaths attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and others. In some countries, large proportional mortality attributed to diabetes is evident in official mortality statistics, with Mauritius and Fiji rated as the highest in the world. Methods This study investigates trends in recorded diabetes and cardiovascular disease mortality in Mauritius and Fiji under...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/197046
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-6748-7
Access Rights: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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