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Table 1 Features of selected locations for study [23-26]

From: Factors influencing the speed of cancer diagnosis in rural Western Australia: a General Practice perspective

Location Population Median Age Population over 65 yrs Main Industries Incidence of cancer 1998–2002
Geraldton and surrounding areas 32,635 [27] 36 yrs 10% [28] Agriculture, fishing, tourism centred on beach 520 [29]
Manjimup and surrounding areas 10,030 [30] 37 yrs 11% [31] Forestry, agriculture [28] 174 [32]