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Is the risk of mortality from natural causes in people with psychiatric admissions elevated compared to people without psychiatric admissions?
All Danish adults (about 4.1 million people) aged ⩾15 years registered with the Civil Registration System (a register of all births, deaths, immigrations and emigrations) between 1973 and 1993. All citizens have a unique registration number that allows linkage between different databases.
General population, Denmark; time period studied January 1973 to December 1993.
Psychiatric admissions, identified through the Psychiatric Centre Register, which includes all admissions since 1969. Admissions were separated into 11 diagnostic categories based on ICD-8 coding of their primary diagnosis: schizophrenia, affective psychoses, non-affective psychoses, neurosis, psychopathy/personality disorders, alcoholism, drug abuse, organic psychoses, presenile/senile/vascular dementia, learning difficulty or other non-psychotic conditions.
Death from natural causes, identified through the National Causes of Death Register. Natural causes of death were grouped into 9 broad groups based on ICD-8 coding: cancer, circulatory, lung, gastrointestinal, …
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