Meta-analysis of standardized incidence and mortality rates of childhood leukaemia in proximity to nuclear facilities.

@article{Baker2007MetaanalysisOS,
  title={Meta-analysis of standardized incidence and mortality rates of childhood leukaemia in proximity to nuclear facilities.},
  author={Philip J. Baker and David G Hoel},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={355-63}
}
The meta-analysis combined and statistically analysed studies of childhood leukaemia and nuclear facilities. Focus was on studies that calculated standardized rates for individual facilities. Due to variability between study designs, eight separate analyses were performed stratified by age and zone. One hundred and thirty-six sites were used in at least one analysis. Unadjusted, fixed effects and random effects models were used. Meta-rates greater than one were found in all models at all… CONTINUE READING

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