Association of breast cancer and cervical cancer incidence with income and education among whites and blacks.

@article{Devesa1980AssociationOB,
  title={Association of breast cancer and cervical cancer incidence with income and education among whites and blacks.},
  author={Susan S. Devesa and Eli L Diamond},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1980},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={515-28}
}
Data from the 1969-71 Third National Cancer Survey were used to study the association of cancer incidence with income and education as indicated by census tract of residence. Also considered was the effect of adjustment for differences in socioeconomic distribution on the observed excess risk of cervial cancer and lower risk of breast cancer among black women compared to white women. Strong positive associations with both income and education were found, with the rates based on 19,344 breast… CONTINUE READING

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