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Unemployment, public-sector health-care spending and breast cancer mortality in the European Union: 1990-2009.

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BACKGROUND:: The global economic crisis has been associated with increased unemployment, reduced health-care spending and adverse health outcomes. Insights into the impact of economic variations on cancer mortality, however, remain limited. METHODS:: We used multivariate regression analysis to assess how changes in unemployment and public-sector expenditure on health care (PSEH) varied with female breast cancer mortality in the 27 European Union member states from 1990 to 2009. We then determ...

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10.1093/eurpub/cku167

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
European journal of public health
Publication date:
2014-09-05
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EISSN:
1464-360X
ISSN:
1101-1262
URN:
uuid:282108f2-3589-4ed4-a084-bae8e0153cab
Source identifiers:
485131
Local pid:
pubs:485131
Language:
English

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