Social inequality in incidence of and survival from cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003: Summary of findings.

@article{Dalton2008SocialII,
  title={Social inequality in incidence of and survival from cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003: Summary of findings.},
  author={Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton and Joachim Sch{\"u}z and Gerda Engholm and Christoffer Johansen and Susanne Kr{\"u}ger Kjaer and Marianne Steding-Jessen and Hans Henrik Storm and J\orgen H Olsen},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 14},
  pages={2074-85}
}
The purpose of this nationwide, population register-based study was to describe variations in cancer incidence and survival by social position in a social welfare state, Denmark, on the basis of a range of socioeconomic, demographic and health-related indicators. Our study population comprised all 3.22 million Danish residents born in 1925-1973 and aged >or=30 years, who were followed up for cancer incidence in 1994-2003 and for survival in 1994-2006, yielding 147,973 cancers. The incidence… CONTINUE READING

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