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Childhood leukemia incidence in Britain, 1974-2000: time trends and possible relation to influenza epidemics.

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Time trends in incidence of disease may cast light on etiology. We investigated time trends in childhood leukemia by using Poisson regression methods to analyze data from the National Registry of Childhood Tumours, a long-standing high-quality registry that covers the whole childhood population of Britain. During 1974-2000, the average annual percentage change in rate (AAC) of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in Britain was 0.7% (95% confidence interval [CI] = 0.4 to 1.0). This in...

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10.1093/jnci/djj095

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Volume:
98
Issue:
6
Pages:
417-420
Publication date:
2006-03-01
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EISSN:
1460-2105
ISSN:
0027-8874
Language:
English
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pubs:191148
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uuid:0cc08571-ffab-4d61-bfa3-4a48364e9882
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pubs:191148
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191148
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2012-12-19

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