publication . Article . 2005

Choice of geographic unit influences socioeconomic inequalities in breast cancer survival.

Laura M Woods; Michel P Coleman; Bernard Rachet;
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  • Published: 29 Mar 2005 Journal: British Journal of Cancer, volume 92, pages 1,279-1,282 (issn: 0007-0920, eissn: 1532-1827, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Socioeconomic differences in age-standardised crude survival for women diagnosed with breast cancer during 1991-1999 in England were influenced by the population of the geographic area used to assign the deprivation index, but not by the choice of index.
Subjects
free text keywords: Cancer Research, Oncology, Epidemiology, deprivation, ecological studies, small-area geography, socioeconomic status, survival
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