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  1. Birthplace as a risk factor in motor neurone disease and Parkinson's disease.

    Article - En anglais

    A proportional mortality study was conducted to determine if state of birth is a risk factor associated with motor neurone disease (MND) and Parkinson's disease (PD) using US death certificate information for 1981.

    State of birth was used as a surrogate variable far location of early childhood environment.

    A gradient of risk by geographical area in the US was found for MND and PD.

    Cerebral vascular accident (CVA) deaths served as a comparison group.

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) deaths were analysed to validate the methods used.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Parkinson maladie, Mortalité, Neurone moteur maladie, Epidémiologie, Homme, Lieu naissance, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Géographie, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Extrapyramidal syndrome, Maladie dégénérative, Moelle épinière pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Parkinson disease, Mortality, Motor neuron disease, Epidemiology, Human, Birth place, United States, North America, America, Geography, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Extrapyramidal syndrome, Degenerative disease, Spinal cord disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0060404

    Code Inist : 002B17G. Création : 199406.