Social class and cancer survival in Turin, Italy.

  title={Social class and cancer survival in Turin, Italy.},
  author={Sergio Rosso and Fabrizio Faggiano and R. A. Zanetti and Giuseppe Costa},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={51 1},
STUDY OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate social differences in cancer survival in residents of Turin, Italy. DESIGN Incident cases from the Piedmont cancer registry were linked to municipality files and 1981 census data, and followed up from 1985-92. The census provided data on education and housing tenure, which were used as indicators of social class. The case fatality ratio (CFR) was estimated through a proportional hazard model, with socioeconomic indicators as risk factors. MAIN… CONTINUE READING

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