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Mortality-to-Incidence Ratios by U.S. Congressional District: Implications for Epidemiologic, Dissemination and Implementation Research, and Public Health Policy

Description
Analyzes congressional district-specific mortality-to-incidence ratios (MIR) between 2011 and 2015 for all cancers and for cancers of breast, cervix, colorectal, esophagus, lung, oral, pancreas, and prostate cancers. Compares MIRs across regions, state Medicaid expansion status, race, and rurality. Discusses implications for policymakers and researchers.
Author(s)
Jan M. Eberth, Whitney E. Zahnd, Swann Arp Adams, et al.
Citation
Preventative Medicine, 129(S), 105849
Date
12/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Appalachia · Cancer · Medicaid · Mortality · Policy · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · The South · State-by-state