Racial, age, and rural/urban disparity in cervical cancer incidence

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Abstract PURPOSE: High mortality rates of cervical cancer among black women have been observed for several decades in the Southeast. The purpose of this study is to assess the factors associated with this geographic and racial enigma, and to see if incidence is consistent with...

Racial and urban/rural differences in cervical carcinoma in Georgia Medicaid recipients

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Abstract BACKGROUND The authors conducted a study of racial and geographic differences in the occurrence of cervical carcinoma in a population of uniformly low economic status: Georgia Medicaid recipients. METHODS Medicaid reimbursement claims data for 1992 were used to calculate...