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Is gender policy related to the gender gap in external cause and circulatory disease mortality? A mixed effects model of 22 OECD countries 1973–2008

Mona Backhans1*, Bo Burström1, Antonio Ponce de Leon12 and Staffan Marklund3

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1 Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 171 76, SWEDEN

2 Department of Epidemiology, Instituto de Medicina Social, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio De Janeiro, BR-20550011, Brazil

3 Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 171 76, SWEDEN

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:969  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-969

Published: 12 November 2012

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