Educational inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality in Lithuania: a record linkage study.

@article{Smailyte2012EducationalII,
  title={Educational inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality in Lithuania: a record linkage study.},
  author={Giedre Smailyte and Domantas Jasilionis and Dalia Ambrozaitienė and Vlada Stankuniene},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={e279-83}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to describe associations between incidence and mortality by major cancer sites and education in Lithuania. METHODS The study is based on the linkage between all records of the 2001 population census and all records from Lithuanian Cancer Registry (cancer incidence) and Statistics Lithuania (deaths) for the period between 1 July 2001 and 31 December 2004. Education-specific incidence and mortality rate ratios were estimated by means of multivariate Poisson… CONTINUE READING

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