Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3, P961-976 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0346 View full text
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Maria Pisu, Deli Wang, Michelle Y. Martin, Peter Baltrus, Robert S. Levine

Abstract: AbstractUnderstanding differences among counties more or less successful in addressing breast cancer (BC) mortality disparities is important. Medical resources may be more available in counties with BC mortality rates (BCMR) low and similar for White and Black women. Based on Black and White BCMR we classified counties in four types from failing (high BCMR for both groups of women) to successful (low BCMR for both). Medical resource data were from Area Resource Files. In multivariate analyses, number of physi…

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