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The geographic distribution of cancer mortality within Taiwan is presented in this atlas. Color maps, separate for males and females, provide a visual display of townships with high, intermediate, and low age-adjusted mortality rates for 20 different cancer sites. To ascertain the mortality ranking of each township, the average annual mortality based on 9 years (1968-1976) of cancer deaths from each township was compared to the cancer mortality for the total country over the same period. Each map is supported by tables showing the actual age adjusted rates for the four regions in Taiwan; each administrative district (six categories of
Color Atlas of Cancer Mortality by Administrative and Other Classified Districts in Taiwan Area: 1968-1976.. Ann Intern Med. ;92:456–457. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-3-456_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(3):456-457.
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