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Social inequalities in cancer survival: A population-based study using the Costa Rican Cancer Registry
Social inequalities in survival after cancer diagnosis have been described in several high-income countries, all cancer sites combined and for several specific cancer sites. The objective of this study was to analyze 5-year ...
Measuring Socioeconomic Position From The Social Inequalities In Health Perspective?: The Case of Costa Rica
¿Cómo medir la posición socioeconómica en el marco de las inequidades sociales de salud?: El caso de Costa Rica
Introduction: Measuring socioeconomic position (SEP) is central in the analysis of social inequalities in health (SIH). It requires the use of updated instruments, adapted to a particular conceptual framework, taking into ...
Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality: Is Costa Rica an exception to the rule?
Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality have been described for a range of cancers sites worldwide, using diverse measures of socioeconomic position (SEP). These studies have shown a negative social gradient where ...