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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 of… Expand
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) and… Expand
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 was… Expand
Assessment of the reproducibility of clinical coding in routinely collected hospital activity data: a study in two hospitals.
- J. Dixon, C. Sanderson, P. Elliott, P. Walls, J. Jones, M. Petticrew
- Journal of public health medicine
- 1 March 1998
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 was… Expand
A standardisation approach to the control of socioeconomic confounding in small area studies of environment and health.
- H. Dolk, B. Mertens, I. Kleinschmidt, P. Walls, G. Shaddick, P. Elliott
- Journal of epidemiology and community health
- 1 December 1995
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 area… Expand
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 among… Expand
Mortality among residents near cokeworks in Great Britain.
- H. Dolk, B. Thakrar, +5 authors P. Elliott
- Occupational and environmental medicine
- 1 January 1999
OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether residents near cokeworks have a higher standardised mortality than those further away, particularly from cardiovascular and respiratory causes, which may be… Expand
The investigation and outcome of reported cases of elder abuse: the Forsyth County Aging Study.
- B. Shiferaw, M. Mittelmark, J. Wofford, R. Anderson, P. Walls, B. Rohrer
- The Gerontologist
- 1 February 1994
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 were… Expand
Religion, ethnicity, and nation in the census: some thoughts on the inclusion of Irish ethnicity and Catholic religion
- P. Walls
- Political Science
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 paper… Expand