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  1. Interactions between birth cohort and urbanization on gastric cancer mortality in Taiwan.

    Article - En anglais

    Birth-cohort analysis is of particular importance for gastric cancer since migrant studies have indicated that early life experiences play a dominant role in the occurrence of the disease.

    However, none of the birth-cohort analyses conducted in various countries have provided information on variation in the birth-cohort phenomenon.

    To examine the interaction of birth cohort and urbanization, mortality data for gastric cancer between 1971 and 1990 in differentially urbanized areas in Taiwan were analysed.

    Traditional birth-cohort analysis and age-period-cohort (APC) analysis were employed in the study.

    The identification problem inherent in the APC analysis was circumvented by the « individual record » method.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Estomac, Mortalité, Homme, Epidémiologie, Urbanisation, Age, Milieu urbain, Milieu rural, Etude cohorte, Taiwan, Asie, Estomac pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Stomach, Mortality, Human, Epidemiology, Urbanization, Age, Urban environment, Rural environment, Cohort study, Taiwan, Asia, Gastric disease, Digestive diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0436946

    Code Inist : 002B13B01. Création : 199406.