Unformatted text preview: is partly explained by their greater life expectancy, the increase in mortality from duodenal ulcer in older women shows evidence of an environmental (period) effect being superimposed on female cohorts born between 1895 and 1925. This effect could partly be due to the increasing consumption of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs which coincides with the rise in mortality rates. PMCID: PMC2399114 PMID: 1946128 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]...
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- Spring '09
- Wales, ulcer mortality, peptic ulcer mortality, Logan RF