Sociodemographic status, stress, and risk of prostate cancer. A prospective cohort study.

@article{Nielsen2007SociodemographicSS,
  title={Sociodemographic status, stress, and risk of prostate cancer. A prospective cohort study.},
  author={Naja Rod Nielsen and Tage S\ondergaard Kristensen and Zuo-Feng Zhang and Katrine Strandberg-Larsen and Peter Schnohr and Morten Nergaard Gr\onbaek},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={498-502}
}
PURPOSE The social gradient in prostate cancer incidence observed in several studies may be a result of differential access to prostate cancer screening. We aim to assess if socioeconomic status, stress, and marital status are associated with prostate cancer risk in a population with free access to health care. METHODS The 5,496 men who participated in the Copenhagen City Heart Study were asked about their income, educational level, stress level, and marital status during 1981-1983. These men… CONTINUE READING