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Association between neighborhood socioeconomic inequality, cervical cancer rates in New York City

JAMA Oncology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: In this population-based, cross-sectional study, researchers found that New York’s lowest-socioeconomic status neighborhoods, populated predominantly by Black and Hispanic residents, had cervical cancer incidence rates higher than the mostly white populations of the city’s highest-socioeconomic status neighborhoods.

Authors: Alexander Melamed, M.D., M.P.H., of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, is the corresponding author.

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