Socioeconomic position and lung cancer risk: how important is the modeling of smoking?

@article{Nkosi2012SocioeconomicPA,
  title={Socioeconomic position and lung cancer risk: how important is the modeling of smoking?},
  author={Thomas Matukala Nkosi and Marie-{\'E}lise Parent and Jack Siemiatycki and Marie-Claude Rousseau},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={377-85}
}
BACKGROUND Although it has been reported that low socioeconomic position (SEP) is associated with lung cancer, the extent to which this reflects SEP differences in cigarette smoking is unclear. We investigated how various modeling approaches for smoking might influence this observed association. METHODS We used data from a case-control study conducted in Montreal, Canada (1996-2002), comprising 1203 subjects with incident lung cancer and 1513 population controls. SEP was measured by census… CONTINUE READING
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