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Cancer incidence and mortality near the Baglan Bay petrochemical works, South Wales.
OBJECTIVES--To study incidence and mortality of leukaemias, cancer of the larynx, and other cancers near the petrochemical plant at Baglan Bay, in response to local concerns of an alleged cluster ofExpand
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CONTRIBUTIONS Cancer Incidence near Radio and Television Transmitters in Great Britain
A small area study of cancer incidence in 1974-1986 was carried out to investigate an unconfirmed report of a "cluster" of leukemias and lymphomas near the Sutton Coldfield television (TV) andExpand
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Cancer incidence near municipal solid waste incinerators in Great Britain
By use of the postcoded database held by the Small Area Health Statistic Unit, cancer incidence of over 14 million people living near 72 municipal solid waste incinerators in Great Britain wasExpand
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Assessment of the reproducibility of clinical coding in routinely collected hospital activity data: a study in two hospitals.
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to assess the reproducibility of clinical coding in two National Health Service hospitals within North West Thames region. METHODS A retrospective audit wasExpand
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A standardisation approach to the control of socioeconomic confounding in small area studies of environment and health.
OBJECTIVE--To assess how effectively a routine adjustment can be made for socio-economic confounding in small area studies of environment and health using indirect standardisation and small areaExpand
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Case-control study of hospital admission with asthma in children aged 5–14 years: relation with road traffic in north west London
BACKGROUND Evidence for an association between road traffic pollution and asthma is inconclusive. We report a case-control study of hospital admissions for asthma and respiratory illness amongExpand
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Mortality among residents near cokeworks in Great Britain.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether residents near cokeworks have a higher standardised mortality than those further away, particularly from cardiovascular and respiratory causes, which may beExpand
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The investigation and outcome of reported cases of elder abuse: the Forsyth County Aging Study.
This study summarizes the outcome of all investigations of elder abuse conducted in Forsyth County, North Carolina, during a 3-year period ending December 1991. Of the 123 cases investigated, 23 wereExpand
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Religion, ethnicity, and nation in the census: some thoughts on the inclusion of Irish ethnicity and Catholic religion
In Great Britain, a new ethnicity question appeared in the Censuses of 2001 in Scotland and England/Wales and religion questions were introduced for the first time in a century and a half. This paperExpand
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