Social inequalities in the incidence and case fatality of cancers of the lung, the stomach, the bowels, and the breast

@article{Geyer2008SocialII,
  title={Social inequalities in the incidence and case fatality of cancers of the lung, the stomach, the bowels, and the breast},
  author={Siegfried Geyer},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2008},
  volume={19},
  pages={965-974}
}
In order to examine health inequalities in terms of incidences and case fatalities in a German health insurance population. Lung cancer, stomach cancer, intestinal carcinoma, and breast cancer were considered. Social differentiation was depicted by income and occupational position in order to examine which one is more strongly associated with incidence and case fatality. Analyses were performed using data from a statutory health insurance (n = 170,848). Incomes were divided into quintiles, and… CONTINUE READING