Multivariate analysis of cancer mortalities for selected sites in 24 countries.

@article{Yanai1979MultivariateAO,
  title={Multivariate analysis of cancer mortalities for selected sites in 24 countries.},
  author={H. Yanai and Yutaka Inaba and Hitoshi Takagi and Shigeki Yamamoto},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={1979},
  volume={32},
  pages={83 - 101}
}
In order to analyze the pattern in the geographical distribution of cancer death in 24 countries of the world, correlation coefficients were calculated between pairs of mortality rates of different cancer sites, using the data for 13 sites in males and 14 sites in females over 18 years from 1950 to 1967. Then factor analysis by means of varimax method was performed on 13 x 13 correlation matrix for males, 14 x 14 correlation matrix for females and 27 x 27 correlation matrix for males and… CONTINUE READING

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