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Analysis of cohort mortality from prostatic cancer in Spain, 1951-1983.
  1. A Cayuela,
  2. J R Lacalle,
  3. M Gili
  1. Department of Community Health, University of Alicante, Spain.

    Abstract

    Prostatic cancer mortality rates in Spain were analysed for the period 1951-1983 by age groups. Five year interval age cohort trends were also studied. A rising trend was seen over this period of time, although there has been some stabilisation during the recent past. Age cohort analysis shows a generation effect in those cohorts born before 1896, consistent with an increased exposure to environmental and/or occupational factors.

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