The Effects of Environmental Factors on Cancer Prevalence Rates and Specific Cancer Mortality Rates in a Sample of OECD Developed Countries

@inproceedings{Stare2008TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Environmental Factors on Cancer Prevalence Rates and Specific Cancer Mortality Rates in a Sample of OECD Developed Countries},
  author={Shannon M. Stare and James J. Jozefowicz},
  year={2008}
}
  • Shannon M. Stare, James J. Jozefowicz
  • Published 2008
The effects of environmental factors on cancer prevalence and mortality rates are analyzed empirically. Using data from 30 OECD developed countries for the year 2002, this study uses environmental factors that have been suggested by other studies to have significant effects on cancer risk. A control variable for economic growth is also included. The dependent variables include cancer prevalence rates as well as mortality rates for cancers of the breast, cervix, colon, lung, and prostate… CONTINUE READING
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