Deaths among the intellectually disabled: a retrospective study

RAITASUO Jouni, et al
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Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(4), 1997, pp.280-288.

Examines the causes of death of a sample of death sample of people with difficulties in Finland and compares the results to causes of death in the general population. Results found there was less than expected mortality from accidents, diseases of the circulatory system and malignant neoplasms and more than expected mortality from respiratory disease.

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learning disabilities, surveys, death, diagnosis;
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