Chakravarthy R, Stallings SC, Velez Edwards DR, Zhao SK, Conway D, Rao JS, Aldrich MC, Kobetz E, Wilkins CH. Determinants of stage at diagnosis of HPV-related cancer including area deprivation and clinical factors. Journal of public health (Oxford, England). 2021 Jan 29. PMID: 33512511 [PubMed]
Collecting social determinants of health in electronic health records is time-consuming. Meanwhile, an Area Deprivation Index (ADI) aggregates sociodemographic information from census data. The objective of this study was to ascertain whether ADI is associated with stage of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer at diagnosis.