Admin Posted July 21, 2019 Share Posted July 21, 2019 Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... Many long years ago, from the very first day Tony Maxwell and Jim Marshall decided to make the Advanced Prostate Cancer Support Group a national body, knowing the numbers - statistics was a key focus. While Jim started with finding advanced men, Tony started with finding how many advanced men there are, and where they are, working through census data. Tony's figures were the first produced in Australia. Jump forward to 2019, and there is now an atlas of the whole of Australia, for most common cancers. Checking around where I live, it seems to me from the maps that: in the wealthier areas you have more chance of a diagnosis, and less chance of dying early; and in less wealthy areas you have less chance of a diagnosis, and a greater chance of dying early. If you are a bit lost at the start, and don't want to use the tutorial, can I suggest: Where it says All cancers, select Prostate cancer (you may have to click Load Data to get the men) After you have seen the Diagnosis map, Drop down Diagnosis to choose Excess Deaths. Where it says Enter suburb or postcode, you put in yours. Click away ... ... end Jim https://atlas.cancer.org.au/ Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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