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Mortality statistics in immigrant research: method for adjusting underestimation of mortality.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Epidemiology
0300-5771
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Volume
28
Issue
4
Pages
756–763
Identifiers
PMID: 10480707
Source
Medline

Abstract

This study has important implications for the interpretation of every study of mortality among immigrants based on official mortality statistics. Using information about income as an indicator of residence in the country appears to be a method which can be pursued further in order to achieve a more accurate understanding of mortality among immigrant groups.

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