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Analysis of ONS' 21st Century Mortality data

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posted on 2022-10-20, 13:54 authored by Colin AngusColin Angus

The UK Office for National Statistics publish annual mortality data by age, sex and cause of death (using ICD-10 codes) in a '21st Century Mortality' data file. This GitHub repo contains R code to analyse this data for patterns and trends in causes of death.



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