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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 ...
Dietary patterns and risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Costa Rican adults
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has become an important public health problem in transition countries in Latin America (Medina and Kaempffer, 2000; Cubillos-Garzón et al., 2004; Ventura and Mehra, 2004; World HealthOrganization, ...
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 ...