Raziye Özdemir

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to provide a detailed report on cancer incidence in Turkey, a relatively large country with a population of 72 million. We present the estimates of the cancer burden in Turkey for 2006, calculated using data from the eight population based cancer registries which have been set up in selected provinces representative of(More)
BACKGROUND A person-list-based family medicine model was introduced in Turkey during health care reforms. This study aimed to explore from primary care workers' perspectives whether this model could achieve the cardinal functions of primary care and have an integrative position in the health care system. METHODS Four groups of primary care workers were(More)
OBJECTIVES Although cause-of-death analyses are very important to define public health policy priorities and to evaluate health programs, there is very limited knowledge about mortality profiles and trends in Turkey. The aim of this study was to measure the trends in mortality within three broad cause-of-death groups and their distribution by age groups and(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the synchronous gynecologic cancers in Turkish women. MATERIALS AND METHODS A population-based longitudinal cohort study was conducted using Izmir Cancer Registry (ICR) data on gynecologic cancer patients diagnosed in the period 1993 to 2005. The registry covers the 3.7 million population of Izmir and has been collecting data on(More)
Erratum We acknowledge that in the published work [1], we presented some of the data that was previously published by the Turkish Medical Association as a report in Turkish language [2] and inadvertently failed to include this paper in the reference list. We would like to clarify that the Turkish Medical Association has allowed us to reuse the data, tables(More)
BACKGROUND The Turkish government has implemented several reforms to improve the Turkish Statistical Institute Death Reporting System (TURKSTAT-DRS) since 2009. However, there has been no assessment to evaluate the impact of these reforms on causes of death statistics. This study attempted to analyse the impact of these reforms on the TURKSTAT-DRS for(More)
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