Geographical variation in breast cancer survival rates for women diagnosed in England between 1992 and 1994
Mullee, M.A., De Stavola, B., Romanengo, M. and Coleman, M.P. (2004) Geographical variation in breast cancer survival rates for women diagnosed in England between 1992 and 1994. British Journal of Cancer, 90, (11), 2153 -2156. (doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6601812).
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The 5-year relative survival rates of women diagnosed with breast cancer between 1992 and 1994 were compared among the 99 Health Authorities (1999 boundaries) of England. Substantial variation, with evidence of geographical clustering was observed. Part of this variation was explained by differences in deprivation between Health Authorities, in particular by the percentage of class IV and V households.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6601812|
|Keywords:||geographical variation, breast cancer, deprivation, relative survival rates|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Community Clinical Sciences
|Date Deposited:||29 Mar 2006|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 11:45|
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