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Mortality from respiratory disease at follow-up of patients with asthma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  889688     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Over a 20-year period 765 men and 1127 women with asthma were followed up; 272 men and 282 women died compared with expected deaths of 165 men and 185 women. As anticipated there was an appreciable number of deaths attributed to asthma but an even higher absolute excess of deaths attributed to bronchitis when compared with the expected numbers. The relative excess from asthma and bronchitis was highest in the younger subjects. Mortality from all other causes was lower than expected.
M Alderson; R M Loy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of diseases of the chest     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0007-0971     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Dis Chest     Publication Date:  1977 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-28     Completed Date:  1977-10-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7511123     Medline TA:  Br J Dis Chest     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  198-202     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Asthma / mortality*
Bronchitis / mortality*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged

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