Many people knew someone who died, and it reminds people of their own mortality .
the work is increasingly haunted by thoughts of mortality
We defined cardiovascular mortality as all deaths in which the cause was registered as being related to the heart.
The difficult subject of child mortality and attitudes to it are discussed, using evidence that is inevitably incomplete.
At the same time, levels of excess female child mortality have been rising, as parents seek to ensure having sons.
the causes of mortality among infants and young children
post-operative mortality was 90 per cent for some operations
Infant and child mortality have dropped sharply, and life expectancy has risen considerably.
The relative contribution of cancer to overall mortality has been increasing in recent decades.
Women have many children but there is a high rate of infant and child mortality .