Estimation of incidence of human leukaemia subtypes in an urban African population.


A rough estimate of the incidence rates (IR) of human leukaemia subtypes is provided for Ibadan, a large urban centre in the south-western rain-forest area of Nigeria. In view of the inavailability of recent census figures, the current population sizes of various 5-year age groups were projected from those of the last reliable census held in 1963, using… (More)