Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 26th, 2006
"Breast cancer incidence rates are reported to be higher in urban compared with rural areas in the United States," scientists writing in the journal Annals of Epidemiology stated. "We investigated the relationship between urbanization and breast cancer in North Carolina (1995-1999), and considered hospital characteristics as an explanation."
S.A. Hall and colleagues explained, "We calculated age-adjusted in situ and invasive female breast cancer incidence rates stratified by race, urbanization (Urban Influence Codes), and the presence of a...
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