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Current Trends: Deaths from Oral Cavity and Pharyngeal Cancer—United States, 1987

JAMA. 1990;264(6):678. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03450060024005.
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International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification, rubrics 141-149.
A public-use tape file that contains a data record for all deaths processed by NCHS. Each data record includes multiple cause, underlying cause, and demographic data for a death.1
Year 2000 goals are for underlying cause of death.

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