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    Compare the rankings of the causes of mortality in Tables 4 and 6 on pages 80 and 83 in Oleske. What do you think accounts for the differences in ranking of causes of mortality?
    Which table of data would you use in determining what should be priority areas for health care services in a community comprised of immigrants and racial or ethnic minorities?

    The tables are attached. Thanks in advance.

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    Table 4 separates Diseases of the Heart from Ischemic Heart Disease, which gives the appearance that malignant neoplasms might be the leading cause of mortality, as opposed to table 6, which clearly shows Diseases of the Heart as the leading cause of mortality. Table 4 indicates potential life lost before age 75, while table 6 indicates a specific number for ...

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    The causes of mortality tables are investigated.