Cancer mortality rates among first and second generation migrants in the Netherlands: Convergence toward the rates of the native Dutch population.

@article{Stirbu2006CancerMR,
  title={Cancer mortality rates among first and second generation migrants in the Netherlands: Convergence toward the rates of the native Dutch population.},
  author={Irina Stirbu and Anton Eduard Kunst and Femke A Vlems and Otto Visser and Vivian Bos and Walter L.J.M. Devill{\'e} and Haarry G J Nijhuis and Jan Willem Coebergh},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={119 11},
  pages={2665-72}
}
This study investigates the difference in cancer mortality rates between migrant groups and the native Dutch population, and determines the extent of convergence of cancer mortality rates according to migrants' generation, age at migration and duration of residence. Data were obtained from the national cause of death and population registries in the period 1995-2000. We used Poisson regression to compare the cancer mortality rates of migrants originating from Turkey, Morocco, Surinam… CONTINUE READING