Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in New Zealand: the role of extent of disease at diagnosis.

@article{Jeffreys2009SocioeconomicII,
  title={Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in New Zealand: the role of extent of disease at diagnosis.},
  author={Mona Jeffreys and Diana Sarfati and Vladimir R Stevanovic and Mart{\'i}n Vidal Tobias and Chris Lewis and Neil Pearce and Tony Blakely},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          915-21
        }
}
We examined socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival in New Zealand among 132,006 people ages 15 to 99 years who had a cancer registered (1994-2003) and were followed up to 2004. Relative survival rates (RSR) were calculated using deprivation-specific life tables. A census-based measure of socioeconomic position (New Zealand deprivation based on the 1996 census) based on residence at the time of cancer registration was used. All RSRs were age-standardized, and further standardization was… CONTINUE READING

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