Area disadvantage, individual socio-economic position, and premature cancer mortality in Australia 1998 to 2000: a multilevel analysis

@article{Bentley2007AreaDI,
  title={Area disadvantage, individual socio-economic position, and premature cancer mortality in Australia 1998 to 2000: a multilevel analysis},
  author={Rebecca Jodie Bentley and Anne Marie Kavanagh and S. V. Subramanian and Gavin Turrell},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={183-193}
}
To examine associations between area and individual socio-economic characteristics and premature cancer mortality using multilevel analysis. We modeled cancer mortality among 25–64-year-old men and women (n = 16,340) between 1998 and 2000 in Australia. Socio-economic characteristics of Statistical Local Areas (n = 1,317) were measured using an Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (quintiles), and individual socio-economic position was measured by occupation (professionals, white and… CONTINUE READING

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