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Breast cancer mortality rates in Middle Tennessee counties do not always correlate with age or breast cancer incidence.

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posted on 19.02.2013, 22:26 authored by Dana M. Brantley-Sieders, Kang-Hsien Fan, Sandra L. Deming-Halverson, Yu Shyr, Rebecca S. Cook

A. Correlation between breast cancer incidence rates and breast cancer mortality rates in 11 counties of Middle Tennessee. Spearman correlation is 0.06 with p-value equal 0.86. B. Correlation between breast cancer mortality rate and the percentage of breast cancers diagnosed without a prior mammographic screening. Spearman correlation is 0.35 with p-value equal 0.29. C. Correlation between percentage of breast cancers diagnosed at Stage IV patients and the percentage of breast cancers diagnosed without a prior mammographic screening in Middle Tennessee Counties. Spearman correlation is 0.26 with p-value equal 0.43. D. Correlation between breast cancer mortality rate and the percentage of the female population lacking health insurance in Middle Tennessee counties. Spearman correlation is 0.46 with p-value equal 0.15. E. Correlation between breast cancer mortality rate and median household income of Middle Tennessee counties. Spearman correlation is −0.46 with p-value equal 0.15. F. Correlation between breast cancer mortality rate and the percentage of the population that is non-white for each county in Middle Tennessee.

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