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Br J Cancer. 2005 Apr 11;92(7):1279-82.

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

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Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK. laura.woods@lshtm.ac.uk

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.

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15798765
PMCID:
PMC2361971
DOI:
10.1038/sj.bjc.6602506
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