Ethnicity in relation to incidence of oesophageal and gastric cancer in England

@inproceedings{Coupland2012EthnicityIR,
  title={Ethnicity in relation to incidence of oesophageal and gastric cancer in England},
  author={Victoria Helen Coupland and Jesper Lagergren and Julie Konfortion and WilliamH. Allum and Michael Mendall and Richard Henry Hardwick and Karen M. Linklater and Peter Rask M{\o}ller and Ruth H. Jack},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2012}
}
Background:This study investigated the variation in incidence of all, and six subgroups of, oesophageal and gastric cancer between ethnic groups.Methods:Data on all oesophageal and gastric cancer patients diagnosed between 2001 and 2007 in England were analysed. Self-assigned ethnicity from the Hospital Episode Statistics dataset was used. Male and female age-standardised incidence rate ratios (IRRs) were calculated for each ethnic group, using White groups as the references.Results:Ethnicity… CONTINUE READING
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