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Continuous Rural-Urban Coding for Cancer Disparity Studies: Is It Appropriate for Statistical Analysis?

Description
Results of a study examining locations of cancer cases in north central Florida between 2005-2010 to determine whether it is valid to treat rural-urban codes directly as continuous variables in cancer studies. Features statistics and maps of north central Florida counties with rural-urban classification shadings at 4 levels.
Author(s)
Lusine Yaghjyan, Christopher R. Cogle, Guangran Deng, et al.
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(6), 1076
Date
03/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Cancer · Health disparities · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Florida