Lung cancer in Israel, 1962–1982 II. Ethnic differences among Jews

  title={Lung cancer in Israel, 1962–1982 II. Ethnic differences among Jews},
  author={Gadi Rennert and Hedy S. Rennert and Louis Katz and Louis Epstein},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
Lung cancer incidence rates among Jews in Israel are significantly lower than in most developed countries in the world. A more detailed analysis of the rates among different Jewish ethnic groups also showed low rates. While Jewish males born in Europe-America (EA) had an 11% increase in rates between 1962–66 and 1977–82, Jewish males from Asian-African (AA) origin had a 45% increase resulting in current higher rates among North African than among East European Jews (the two dominant ethnic… CONTINUE READING

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