The outcomes of the inpatient treatment for breast cancer and prostate cancer among medicare recipients and non-medicare recipients
by Khaled S. Alqahtani
International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics (IJMEI), Vol. 6, No. 1, 2014

Abstract: This paper goal is to compare the outcomes of the inpatient treatment for breast cancer and prostate cancer among medicare recipients to that of non-medicare recipients by age, race/ethnicity, and income. Analysing patients' data to find the factor that has a significant impact on the outcome by using general liner model with multiple comparison tests. Elderly age has shown a quite significant impact on the outcomes for both types of cancer and also for the medicare recipients and non-medicare recipients. Race and income have also shown significant impact on the outcomes in some cases.

Online publication date: Thu, 26-Dec-2013

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