Racial differences in ill defined cancer mortality in the United States and in the District of Columbia.

@article{Schwartz1992RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in ill defined cancer mortality in the United States and in the District of Columbia.},
  author={Eli Schwartz and V Y Kofie and Susan R. Sturgeon},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1992},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={390-3}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE The aim was to examine the epidemiology of unknown primary cancer mortality in the USA during 1979 to 1988 by age, sex, race, year, and geographical area. DESIGN National (US) and state data were abstracted for deaths due to ill defined cancer (ICD-9 195.0 to 199.1) and all cancers combined (ICD-9 140.0-209.9). Age adjusted mortality rates were calculated using the 1980 USA population as the standard, and standardised rate ratios were derived. National total cancer incidence… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…