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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (1997) Literature review of studies of mortaility and feasibility study for a common methodology. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

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This is the final report of the EMCDDA project 'Review of scientific studies of mortality among drug users and feasibility study for a common methodology for monitoring overall and cause-specific mortality among drug users in Member States.' The project was developed according to the following phases:
1. Collection of published studies on mortality among drug users;
2. Critical revision of the methods used and the results obtained in the selected studies;
3. Oganisation of a meeting to discuss the major issues to be taken into account for developing a standardized methodology to assess overall and cause-specific mortality rates among drug users in Member States of European Union;
4. Draft of a standardized protocol for a cohort mortality study among drug users in different European Countries.


Date:1997
Pages:116 p.
Publisher:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Lisbon
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
R Research > Data collection method
R Research > Research and evaluation method
VA Geographic area > Europe
R Research > Data analysis method

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