Breast Cancer Incidence and Neighbourhood Income - New Findings

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Breast Cancer Incidence and Neighbourhood Income - New Findings

Published on May 19 2011


In a recent study published by the Health Analysis Division at Statistics Canada, researchers suggest that in developed countries, women of higher socio-economic status often have higher breast cancer incidence rates, compared with women of lower socio-economic status. This is in contrast to incidence and mortality rates for most chronic diseases which are higher among people of lower socio-economic status. To view the study in its entirety click here. If you would like to see how statistics and data can complement your research and teaching contact the Gibson Library's Data Research Service.