Excess mortality rate during adulthood among Danish adoptees

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Excess mortality rate during adulthood among Danish adoptees. / Petersen, Liselotte; Sørensen, Thorkild I A; Mortensen, Erik Lykke; Andersen, Per Kragh.

In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 5, No. 12, 2010, p. e14365.

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Petersen, L, Sørensen, TIA, Mortensen, EL & Andersen, PK 2010, 'Excess mortality rate during adulthood among Danish adoptees', PLoS ONE, vol. 5, no. 12, pp. e14365. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0014365

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Petersen, L., Sørensen, T. I. A., Mortensen, E. L., & Andersen, P. K. (2010). Excess mortality rate during adulthood among Danish adoptees. PLoS ONE, 5(12), e14365. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0014365

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Petersen L, Sørensen TIA, Mortensen EL, Andersen PK. Excess mortality rate during adulthood among Danish adoptees. PLoS ONE. 2010;5(12):e14365. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0014365

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Petersen, Liselotte ; Sørensen, Thorkild I A ; Mortensen, Erik Lykke ; Andersen, Per Kragh. / Excess mortality rate during adulthood among Danish adoptees. In: PLoS ONE. 2010 ; Vol. 5, No. 12. pp. e14365.

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