Meta-analyses of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and farming.

  title={Meta-analyses of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and farming.},
  author={Sadik A. Khuder and Ernst Schaub and Jane Keller-Byrne},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={24 4},
OBJECTIVES This study examined the association between non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and farming. METHODS A series of meta-analyses of peer-reviewed studies was performed using 36 studies published between 1982 and 1997. Prior to the meta-analyses, all the studies were reviewed and evaluated for heterogeneity and publication bias. Combined relative risks (RR) were calculated using the random effect model. RESULTS The combined RR was 1.10 [95% confidence interval (95% CI) 1.03-1.19] for all… CONTINUE READING

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