Rural population mixing and childhood leukaemia: effects of the North Sea oil industry in Scotland, including the area near Dounreay nuclear site.

@article{Kinlen1993RuralPM,
  title={Rural population mixing and childhood leukaemia: effects of the North Sea oil industry in Scotland, including the area near Dounreay nuclear site.},
  author={Leo J. Kinlen and Fiona O'Brien and Kieran Clarke and Angela Balkwill and Felix Matthews},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1993},
  volume={306 6880},
  pages={743-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if any excess of childhood leukaemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was associated with certain striking examples of population mixing in rural Scotland produced by the North Sea oil industry. DESIGN Details were traced for over 30,000 workers involved in the construction of the large oil terminals in the Shetland and Orkney islands in northern Scotland or employed offshore. Home addresses of the 17,160 Scottish residents were postcoded, integrated with census data, and… CONTINUE READING

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