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The Genetic Component in Child Mortality
  1. D. F. Roberts,
  2. J. Chavez,
  3. S. D. M. Court


    Analysis of the causes of death in 1041 children in all Newcastle hospitals admitting children in the period 1960 to 1966 shows that genetically determined disease makes a major contribution, 42% in this series, to the total of mortality in childhood. The findings are very similar to a previous survey made in London.

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