Racial Differences in Rates of Autopsy in the US

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were used to assess racial differences in rates of autopsy of decedents older than age 18 from 2008 to 2017.

Authors: Fumiko Chino, M.D., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2239)

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