TITLE

Death in Europe and how to avoid it

AUTHOR(S)
Mackenzie, Debora
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/22/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1774, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the findings in `The European Atlas of Avoidable Deaths,' which was published by the European Commission this week. Percentage of deaths in Europe between 1980 and 1984 which could have been avoided; Drop in the rate of avoidable deaths since 1970; Deaths rates from cervical cancer in Britain and Denmark compared to the rest of Europe; Asthma; Deaths of newborns in Europe's poorer areas.
ACCESSION #
9107221971

 

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