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State- and Sex-Specific Premature Mortality Due to Ischemic Heart Disease—1985

JAMA. 1988;259(24):3536-3537. doi:10.1001/jama.1988.03720240010009.
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International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, codes 410-414.

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