Socioeconomic circumstances and the risk of bowel cancer in Northern Ireland.

@article{Kee1996SocioeconomicCA,
  title={Socioeconomic circumstances and the risk of bowel cancer in Northern Ireland.},
  author={Frank Kee and Richard J. Wilson and Shawn R Currie and J Mark Sloan and Russell F Houston and Brian J. Rowlands and John Moorehead},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1996},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={640-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the variation in the incidence of colorectal cancer across Northern Ireland and relate it to factors associated with community deprivation. DESIGN This was a cross sectional descriptive study. SETTING Incidence data were obtained from a population based register for the period 1990-91. Small areas were characterised by their "affluence", or lack of it, by deriving a Townsend deprivation score for each electoral ward, using information from the 1991 census. PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING