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Age at any birth and breast cancer risk

Robertson, C. and Boyle, P. (1998) Age at any birth and breast cancer risk. Statistics in Medicine, 17 (4). pp. 431-445. ISSN 0277-6715

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This paper reviews previously published models of the effect of parity and age at any birth on breast cancer risk. It is shown that these models are conceptually similar and can be written within a general model. Various restrictions on the parameters of the general model yield the specific models. The models are applicable in case control studies and are illustrated using data from a case control study of breast cancer in Italy.

Item type: Article
ID code: 17576
Keywords: age at any birth, breast cancer risk, Italy, case studies, Statistics, Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer), Epidemiology, Statistics and Probability
Subjects: Social Sciences > Statistics
Medicine > Internal medicine > Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 14 May 2010 17:01
Last modified: 21 May 2015 11:31

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