The Origins of Socioeconomic Inequality in Cancer Mortality

Forskningsenhed: EPRU

Our proposed research agenda consists of two parts. Part I takes a big picture approach and investigates the role of the health care system versus disease incidence in driving socioeconomic inequality in mortality and life expectancy. We focus on one speci c setting, namely cancer-speci c mortality in Denmark and ask the following question: At what step(s) in the health care process does socioeconomic inequality in cancer-specifi c mortality originate and how quantitatively important is each step in causing this inequality?

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