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Underlying cause of death

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term296462
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termThe disease or injury which initiated the train of events leading directly to death, or the circumstances of the accident or violence which produced the fatal injury. (WHO 2004)
Property group:Help on this termDeath event

Relational attributes

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Person—underlying cause of death Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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