Trend of deaths at home in Japan. (A)death at home or hospital by all country, urban and rural from 1951- 2002. (B) by region from 1951–2002. (C) by leading cause of death (cerebrovascular, cancer and heart disease) from 1955–2002. (D) by age (over 65 years for three leading cause of death: cerebrovascular, cancer and heart disease) from 1980–2002. The solid line shows the selected joinpoint model fit for the proportion of place of death.
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