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Socioeconomic status in relation to risks of major gastrointestinal cancers in Chinese adults: A prospective study of 0.5 million people

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Background: Low socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with higher risk of certain gastrointestinal (e.g., colorectal, pancreatic, and liver) cancers in Western populations. Evidence is very limited in China, where correlates and determinants of SES differ from those in the West.

Methods: The prospective China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 512,715 adults (59% women, mean age 51 years) from 10 (5 urban, 5 rural) regions. During 10 years of follow-up,...

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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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0000-0002-4826-8861
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MSD
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Clinical Trial Service Unit
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0000-0002-3981-3418
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Publisher:
American Association for Cancer Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
4
Pages:
823-831
Publication date:
2020-01-27
Acceptance date:
2020-01-14
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
Pmid:
31988070
Pubs id:
1083858
Local pid:
pubs:1083858
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English
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