Geographic study of mortality, biochemistry,

diet and lifestyle in rural China

(Text updated 26 January 2006; data updated 21 August 2003)


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Study description and methods

Summary statistics for all 639 variables

Maps and correlations for 333 selected variables

Mortality rates

Laboratory measurements

Diet survey intake

Questionnaire responses

Full listings of the six questionnaires

ANNEX: Age-specific deaths and death rates in urban and rural China


Download mortality and survey data

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