Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Cystic fibrosis is no longer an important cause of childhood death in the UK
  1. J A Dodge1,
  2. P A Lewis2
  1. 1Dept of Child Health, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
  2. 2Dept of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, UK;
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr P A Lewis
    Dept of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, UK;

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

We have previously reported the survival of the UK cystic fibrosis (CF) population.1

Funding for active surveillance ceased in 1997, leaving incomplete ascertainment for the post-1993 cohorts and thus preventing accurate survival calculations for these cohorts. However, as the number …

View Full Text


  • Competing interests: none declared