Effects of Education and Income on Treatment and Outcome in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia in a Tax-Supported Health Care System: A National Population-Based Cohort Study.

@article{stgrd2017EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of Education and Income on Treatment and Outcome in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia in a Tax-Supported Health Care System: A National Population-Based Cohort Study.},
  author={Lene Sofie Granfeldt \Ostg{\aa}rd and Mette N\orgaard and Bruno Campelo Medeiros and Lone Smidstrup Friis and Claudia Schoellkopf and Marianne Tang Severinsen and Claus Werenberg Marcher and Jan Maxwell N\orgaard},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={35 32},
  pages={3678-3687}
}
Purpose Previous US studies have shown that socioeconomic status (SES) affects survival in acute myeloid leukemia (AML). However, no large study has investigated the association between education or income and clinical characteristics, treatment, and outcome in AML. Methods To investigate the effects of education and income in a tax-supported health care system, we conducted a population-based study using individual-level SES and clinical data on all Danish patients with AML (2000 to 2014). We… CONTINUE READING
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