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Age-specific incidence of cancer in Kingston and St. Andrew, Jamaica, 1993-1997

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General Info
Geography 
Jamaica (JAM)
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/1993 - 12/1997
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 1993-1997. Data were coded using ICD-9 and tabulated by age and sex, using the 1991 census counts. 

Citation
Authors 
Hanchard B, Blake G, Wolff C, Samuels E, Waugh N, Simpson D, Ramjit C, Mitchell K
Journal 
West Indian Med J
Volume 
50
Issue 
2
Pages 
123-9
Publication year 
2001
Suggested citation 

Hanchard B, Blake G, Wolff C, Samuels E, Waugh N, Simpson D, Ramjit C, Mitchell K. Age-specific incidence of cancer in Kingston and St. Andrew, Jamaica, 1993-1997. West Indian Med J. 2001; 50(2): 123-9.