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Geographical Inequalities in Colorectal Cancer Survival: Possible Implications for Indigenous People

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal
Volume 33 Issue 6 (Nov/Dec 2009)

Abstract: A study to investigate into the determinants of area-level inequalities in a analyses of colorectal cancer survival is being conducted in Queesland. Although incidence of colorectal cancer among Indigenous Australians has been reported to be substantially lower than non-Indigenous Australians, comparisons of the mortality incidence ratios suggest Indigenous Australians have poorer survival.

To cite this article: Baade, Peter; Turrell, Gavin and Aitken, Joanne. Geographical Inequalities in Colorectal Cancer Survival: Possible Implications for Indigenous People [online]. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, Vol. 33, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2009: 9, 14. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=650092402031495;res=IELFSC> ISSN: 1037-3403. [cited 02 Oct 16].

Personal Author: Baade, Peter; Turrell, Gavin; Aitken, Joanne; Source: Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, Vol. 33, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2009: 9, 14 Document Type: Journal Article ISSN: 1037-3403 Subject: Cancer; Aboriginal Australians--Health and hygiene; Statistics; Cancer--Diagnosis; Cancer--Mortality; Cancer--Patients--Medical care; Affiliation: (1) School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, and Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill QLD 4004, email: peterbaade@cancerqld.org.au
(2) School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology
(3) Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, andSchool of Population Health, University of Queensland

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