Global Inequalities in Cervical Cancer Incidence and Mortality are Linked to Deprivation, Low Socioeconomic Status, and Human Development

@inproceedings{Singh2012GlobalII,
  title={Global Inequalities in Cervical Cancer Incidence and Mortality are Linked to Deprivation, Low Socioeconomic Status, and Human Development},
  author={Gopal K Singh and Romuladus Emeka Azuine and Mohammad Siahpush},
  booktitle={International journal of MCH and AIDS},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES This study examined global inequalities in cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates as a function of cross-national variations in the Human Development Index (HDI), socioeconomic factors, Gender Inequality Index (GII), and healthcare expenditure. METHODS Age-adjusted incidence and mortality rates were calculated for women in 184 countries using the 2008 GLOBOCAN database, and incidence and mortality trends were analyzed using the WHO cancer mortality database. Log-linear… CONTINUE READING

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