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Socioeconomic differences in reproductive behaviour.

Abstract:

There are marked socioeconomic variations in the risk of female reproductive cancers. We examine here data from the World Fertility Surveys, the Demographic and Health Surveys, and other national surveys, to assess whether these variations in cancer risk might be explained, at least in part, by socioeconomic variations in reproductive behaviour. There were marked socioeconomic differentials in achieved parity, age at first birth, final childlessness, duration of breastfeeding, and possibly al...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
IARC scientific publications
Issue:
138
Pages:
285-308
Publication date:
1997
ISSN:
0300-5038
URN:
uuid:da88ff9b-b165-4387-9729-ed9d7aa21272
Source identifiers:
36107
Local pid:
pubs:36107

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