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The lesions result from calcification and fibrosis. There is little internal evidence of either publication or selection bias [ Figure 1; see also Supplemental Material, Table S3 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1204982)], although at least for the end points of non-IHD and all other circulatory disease, the Egger test has little power. Specifically, we used estimates for the year 2003 in England and Wales ( Office for National Statistics 2004 ), 2009 for Japan ( Statistics and Information Department 2011 ), and the latest available WHO (2010) data for the following countries: China, for 2000; France, 2007; Germany, 2006; Russia, 2006; Spain, 2005; Ukraine, 2008; and the United States, 2005.

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Publisher: Balboa Press (January 31, 2013)

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