In the absence of cancer registry data, is it sensible to assess incidence using hospital separation records?

@article{Brackley2006InTA,
  title={In the absence of cancer registry data, is it sensible to assess incidence using hospital separation records?},
  author={Moyra E Brackley and Margaret J. Penning and Mary L Lesperance},
  journal={International Journal for Equity in Health},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={12 - 12}
}
BACKGROUND Within the health literature, a major goal is to understand distribution of service utilisation by social location. Given equivalent access, differential incidence leads to an expectation of differential service utilisation. Cancer incidence is differentially distributed with respect to socioeconomic status. However, not all jurisdictions have incidence registries, and not all registries allow linkage with utilisation records. The British Columbia Linked Health Data resource allows… CONTINUE READING
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