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Coronary heart disease epidemics: not all the same
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    More questions about the Coronary Heart Disease Epidemics
    • Paulo Lotufo, Professor of Epidemiology and Health Economics
    • Other Contributors:
      • Isabela M. Bensenor
    We have some questionings about the paper from Mirzaei and colleagues. The authors pointed out correctly that differences among countries may be due to variation in classification of the cause of death certification and coding practices. To avoid the influence of ascertainment bias regarding to death certification, we are proposing a parallel analysis of a broader category as “non-rheumatic heart disease and hypertension” to...
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