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Table 1 Cancer incidence according to different socioeconomic indicators and selected cancer sites. Relative Index of Inequality (RII) with their 95% CI, estimated from the fully adjusted modela. Turin, 1985-99.

From: The socioeconomic determinants of cancer

  ALL SITES LUNG STOMACH UADT LIVER BREAST CERVIX
  Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Men Women Women
  n=33365 n=29834 n=7219 N=1656 n=1893 n=1212 n=2760 n=1726 n=9203 n=871
Education
RII (95% C.I.)
1.17
(1.09-1.27)
0.78
(0.72-0.85)
1.72
(1.45-2.04)
0.54
(0.37-0.77)
3.24
(2.28-4.61)
2.16
(1.34-3.48)
1.82
(1.39-2.36)
1.15
(0.81-1.63)
0.63
(0.55-0.72)
1.80
(1.13-2.88)
Occupational Class
RII (95% C.I.)
1.10
(1.02-1.18)
0.97
(0.90-1.05)
1.10
(0.94-1.27)
1.07
(0.74-1.52)
1.00
(0.74-1.36)
0.90
(0.58-1.40)
1.60
(1.27-2.02)
1.59
(1.17-2.17)
0.87
(0.77-0.99)
1.09
(0.70-1.68)
Housing Characteristics
RII (95% C.I.)
1.26
(1.18-1.34)
1.12
(1.04-1.19)
1.72
(1.51-1.95)
1.45
(1.06-1.98)
1.33
(1.02-1.73)
1.13
(0.77-1.65)
1.92
(1.57-2.35)
1.37
(1.05-1.80)
1.06
(0.95-1.18)
2.13
(1.48-3.09)
Deprivation Index
RII (95% C.I.)
1.09
(1.03-1.16)
0.98
(0.91-1.04)
1.24
(1.09-1.41)
1.08
(0.79-1.47)
1.03
(0.79-1.34)
1.26
(0.86-1.84)
1.38
(1.13-1.68)
0.94
(0.72-1.22)
0.92
(0.82-1.02)
1.30
(0.89-1.89)
  1. aadjusted for age, area of birth and all the other reported variables from Spadea et al. [26]