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As a reference source for researchers devoted to cancer epidemiology and for practitioners engaged in cancer prevention and control activities, this atlas will be a valuable source of data. Its essence is the presentation of age-adjusted, site-specific cancer mortality rates among whites of both sexes in all counties in the contiguous United States. The format is twofold: first, color-keyed maps illustrate counties or state economic areas with relatively high, average, or low mortality rates; and second, tables give mortality rates distributed by deciles for counties or state economic areas. It is most informative to read the map and corresponding table
Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties: 1950-1969.. Ann Intern Med. ;83:914–915. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-6-914_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(6):914-915.
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