Cancer mortality of Chinese in Canada.

  title={Cancer mortality of Chinese in Canada.},
  author={Zaijie Jim Wang and Savitri Ramcharan and Edward J. Love},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={18 1},
Cancer deaths determined from national vital statistics in Canadian ('Chinese') immigrants who were born in mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan were compared with those in the Canadian-born population. Standardized mortality ratios (SMR) based on 1981 census data and on 755 deaths among 81,740 Chinese males and 586 deaths among 83,965 females during 1980-1984, showed that the overall cancer mortality in Chinese males (SMR 141), and females (SMR 116), was significantly higher than in the… CONTINUE READING


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