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Identifying High-Risk Clusters of Gastric
Cancer Incidence in Iran, 2004 - 2009
Amir Kavousi, Yousef
Bashiri*, Yadollah Mehrabi, Korosh Etemad, Amir Teymourpour
Background: Gastric cancer is
considered as the second most prevalent cancer in Iran. The present research sought
to identify high risk clusters of gastric cancer with mapping using space-time
Materials and Methods: The present research is
of descriptive type. The required data were gathered from the registered cancer
reports of Cancer Control Office in the Center for Non Communicable Disease of
the Ministry of Health (MOH). The data were extracted at province level in the
time span of 2004-9. Sat-Scan software was used to analyse the data and to
identify high risk clusters. ArcGIS10 was utilized to map the distribution of
gastric cancer and to demonstrate high risk clusters.
Results: The most likely clusters
were found in Ardabil, Gilan, Zanjan, East-Azerbaijan, Qazvin, West-Azerbaijan,
Kurdistan, Hamadan, Tehran and Mazandaran between 2007 and 2009. It was
statistically significant at the p-value below 0.05.
Conclusions: High risk regions
included Northern, West-North and central provinces, particularly Ardabil,
Kurdistan, Mazandaran and Gilan. More screening tests are suggested to be
conducted in high risk regions along with more frequent epidemiological studies
to enact gastric cancer prevention programs.
Key Words: Gastric cancer - space-time scan
statistics - cluster identification - mapping
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