Causes of death

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Statistics on the causes of death in ME +/or CFS patients vary greatly. Some factors that influence statistics on cause of death include case definitions, regional differences, access to medical resources, and the presence of comorbid illnesses.

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  1. McManimen, Stephanie L.; Devendorf, Andrew R.; Brown, Abigail A.; Moore, Billie C.; Moore, James H.; Jason, Leonard A. (2016), "Mortality in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome", Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 4 (4): 195-207, doi:10.1080/21641846.2016.1236588 
  2. Bad stats, non sequitur conclusions in Lancet chronic fatigue syndrome/suicide study
  3. Jason, LA; Corradi, K; Gress, S; Williams, S; Torres-Harding, S (2006), "Causes of death among patients with chronic fatigue syndrome", Health Care for Women International, 27 (7): 615-26, PMID 16844674 
  4. Smith, WR; Noonan, C; Buchwald, D (2006), "Mortality in a cohort of chronically fatigued patients", Psychological Medicine, 36 (9): 1301-6, doi:10.1017/S0033291706007975, PMID 16893495 


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