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Ethnic disparities in causes of death among diabetes patients in the Waikato region of New Zealand

Joshy, Grace; Colonne, CK; Dunn, Peter; Simmons, D; Lawrenson, Ross

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Aim: Assist health service planning by: (1) estimating the causes and disparities in mortality among people with diabetes in Waikato and (2) examining the differences in recording of diabetes. Method: A retrospective cohort study of diabetes patients registered with the Waikato Regional Diabetes Service. Deaths from 2003-2007 were identified among patients diagnosed with diabetes before 2003. Causes of death were obtained from the NZHIS. Mortality rates were compared with the general New...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/52292
Source: New Zealand Medical Journal

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