Socio-Economic Level, Farming Activities and Risk of Cancer in Small Areas of Southern Spain

@article{OcaaRiola2004SocioEconomicLF,
  title={Socio-Economic Level, Farming Activities and Risk of Cancer in Small Areas of Southern Spain},
  author={Ricardo Oca{\~n}a-Riola and Carmen S{\'a}nchez-Cantalejo and Jorge Rosell and Emilio S{\'a}nchez-Cantalejo and Antonio Daponte},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={643-650}
}
An ecological design was used to study the relationship between cancer incidence and both socio-economic and environmental features in Southern Spain. Twenty-four sites and 26,380 cases diagnosed in 1985–1996 were analysed. Generalised Additive Models were used for data analysis. Except for lip cancer, the urban areas showed an increase in cancer risk for all sites. The relative risks among urban and rural municipalities ranges between 1.09 for skin non-melanoma (95% CI: 1.00–1.18) and 1.64 for… CONTINUE READING

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