Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 1987
  • E-ISSN: 15644278


Mortality in Peninsular Malaysia has reached a level which is quite similar to that prevailing in the low mortality countries (World Health Organization, 1982: 17). As in countries such as China, Japan, Singapore and Sri Lanka, neoplasms and cardiovascular diseases, which previously had been minor causes of death in Malaysia, have become important in recent years (World Health Organization, 1982: 20).

Related Subject(s): Population and Demography
Countries: Malaysia

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