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Age-specific incidence of cancer in Kingston and St. Andrew, Jamaica, 1988-1992

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General Info
Geography 
Jamaica (JAM)
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1988 - 12/1992
Summary 

The Jamaica Cancer Registry began in 1958 and has operated continuously since that time. It gathers data on cancer in the populations of the Kingston and St. Andrew areas.This report includes diagnoses from these resident populations for 1988-1992. Data were coded using ICD-9 and tabulated by age and sex, using the 1991 census counts. Carcinoma-in-situ (including CIN III) was maintained as a separate category and not as part of the total number of neoplasms.

Citation
Authors 
Brooks SE, Hanchard B, Wolff C, Samuels E, Allen J
Journal 
West Indian Med J
Volume 
44
Issue 
3
Pages 
102-5
Publication year 
1995
Suggested citation 

Brooks SE, Hanchard B, Wolff C, Samuels E, Allen J. Age-specific incidence of cancer in Kingston and St. Andrew, Jamaica, 1988-1992. West Indian Med J. 1995; 44(3): 102-5.