Associations between socioeconomic status and cancer survival: choice of SES indicator may affect results.

@article{ZhangSalomons2006AssociationsBS,
  title={Associations between socioeconomic status and cancer survival: choice of SES indicator may affect results.},
  author={Jina Zhang-Salomons and Haiping Qian and Eric J. Holowaty and William J. Mackillop},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={521-8}
}
PURPOSE Two previous studies, by Gorey et al. and Boyd et al., compared associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and cancer survival in Canada and the United States. Both studies used SES information from population censuses linked to cancer registries. This study investigates why two similar studies led to apparently conflicting results. METHODS We conducted analyses following analytic details provided by the previously published studies to describe cancer survival in Toronto, Canada… CONTINUE READING

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