Residential Racial Composition, Spatial Access to Care, and Breast Cancer Mortality among Women in Georgia

@article{Russell2011ResidentialRC,
  title={Residential Racial Composition, Spatial Access to Care, and Breast Cancer Mortality among Women in Georgia},
  author={Emily F. Russell and Michael R Kramer and Hannah Lf Cooper and Winifred Wilkins Thompson and Kimberly R Jacob Arriola},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={88},
  pages={1117-1129}
}
We explored the association between neighborhood residential racial composition and breast cancer mortality among Black and White breast cancer patients in Georgia and whether spatial access to cancer care mediates this association. Participants included 15,256 women living in 15 metropolitan statistical areas in Georgia who were diagnosed with breast cancer between 1999 and 2003. Residential racial composition was operationalized as the percent of Black residents in the census tract. We used… CONTINUE READING

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