Association of socioeconomic status with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation outcomes for lymphoma

@article{Hong2016AssociationOS,
  title={Association of socioeconomic status with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation outcomes for lymphoma},
  author={S Hong and Lisa R Rybicki and Donna M Abounader and Brian James Bolwell and Robert D. Bradley Paul R. Krausman Nancy E. McIntyre Acce Dean and Aaron T Gerds and Betty Hamilton and Bridget T. Hill and Deepa Jagadeesh and Matt E. Kalaycio and Hien Duong Liu and B L Pohlman and Ronald M. Sobecks and Navneet S Majhail},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2016},
  volume={51},
  pages={1191-1196}
}
Socioeconomic status (SES) is an important determinant of disparities in health care. The association of SES with outcomes in autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (AHCT) has not been described previously. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of 687 AHCT recipients with lymphoma transplanted between 2003 and 2013. Patients were categorized into low (<$50 000/year) and high SES (⩾$50 000/year). A greater proportion of low SES patients lived farther away from our center (median 54 vs… CONTINUE READING
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