Influence of Cancer Location, Sex and Country on the Death Age

TitleInfluence of Cancer Location, Sex and Country on the Death Age
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsAreia A, Carvalho F, Mexia JT
EditorSimos TE, Tsitouras C}
Conference NamePROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF NUMERICAL ANALYSIS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS 2014 (ICNAAM-2014)
PublisherAMER INST PHYSICS
Conference Location2 HUNTINGTON QUADRANGLE, STE 1NO1, MELVILLE, NY 11747-4501 USA
ISBN Number978-0-7354-1287-3
Abstract

{We use ANOVA and the Scheffe multiples comparisons method to study the influence of location, sex and country on the average cancer death age. The data used was from the World Health Organization (WHO) files for 2011. The locations considered were: Stomach, Liver, Intestine, Pancreas and Lung and the countries: Portugal, Norway, Greece, Romania and Australia. Highly significant results were obtained for the effects of the three factors and the interaction between location and sex.}

DOI10.1063/1.4912412