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Revista Española de Salud Pública

On-line version ISSN 2173-9110Print version ISSN 1135-5727


BATISTA HERNANDEZ, Norma E.; ALEGRET RODRIGUEZ, Milagros  and  ANTON FLEITES, Oscar. Space Analysis of Breast and Cervix Cancer Morbimortality: Villa Clara. Cuba. 2004-2009. Rev. Esp. Salud Publica [online]. 2013, vol.87, n.1, pp.49-57. ISSN 2173-9110.

Background: Breast and cervix cancers continues being a problem of health, in spite of the existence of prevention and precocius diagnosis programs, and for not existing in our county similar studies, its decide to realized this investigations to identify space and temporal space conglomerate that allow us the analysis of breast and cervix cancer morbimortality in Villa Clara. Methods: observational descriptive study to detection space and temporal space of incidence and mortality, using the statistical technique of temporal-space exploration (SatScan programs v .7.01), the sample embraced the entirety of patients diagnosed during the year 2004, to those that were carried out pursuit in the 5 serial years to the diagnosis, until the closing of the year 2009. Results: the breast cancer showed agreement in the results so much space as temporal-space with a risk of suffering the illness of 1.63 and 1.91 respectively, the municipalities that conformed significant conglomerates, were located toward the center and northeast of the county, headed by Santa Clara the municipality provincial head. The cervix cancer evidenced from the temporary point of view the diagnosis of prospective 100 cases of 68.8 during the months of March to July of the 2004. The study temporal-space showed a conglomerate of incidence in the municipalities located to the northeast of the county, the women that live in these areas have 3.46 times more risk of presenting this illness that those of the rest of the county. Conclusions: the presence of significant conglomerates so much was shown space as temporal-space, of the areas of more risk of to make sick for breast and cervix cancers. Not existing of mortality and late diagnosis conglomerates.

Keywords : Breast cancer; Cervix cancer; Cluster analysis; Conglomerates.

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