Time trends in cancer mortality in Central Serbia

  title={Time trends in cancer mortality in Central Serbia},
  author={Ljiljana Markovi{\'c}-Deni{\'c} and Snezana Zivkovic and Sandra B. Sipetic and Hristina Vlajinac and Nikola Kocev and Jelena P. Marinkovic},
  journal={Sozial- und Pr{\"a}ventivmedizin},
To examine cancer mortality trends in Central Serbia (1985–2002). Cancer mortality rates were based on the official death certificates (n = 192849). They were standardized for age and sex. In the observed period, mortality rates showed a tendency to increase in both males (y = 118.54 + 2.27x, p = 0.0001) and females (y = 83.32 + 1.02x, p = 0.0001). Mortality of lung cancer increased in both sexes (y = 32.38 + 0.86x, p < 0.001 for males, y = 6.25 + 0.25y, p < 0.001 for females), as did… CONTINUE READING


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