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Paternal occupational contact level and childhood leukaemia in rural Scotland: a case-control study.

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In a national Scottish study of 809 cases of leukaemia and non-Hodgkins lymphoma diagnosed in 1950-89 among children aged 0-4 years who were born in Scotland, together with 2363 matched population controls, we investigated one aspect of the infective hypothesis. This concerns whether in rural areas (where the prevalence of susceptible individuals is likely to be higher) the risk is greater among the young children of men whose work involves contacts with many different people, particularly ch...

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10.1054/bjoc.2001.1694

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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
84
Issue:
7
Pages:
1002-1007
Publication date:
2001-04-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:3f6689a5-1837-4d3a-807d-69509a84cbbc
Source identifiers:
113240
Local pid:
pubs:113240

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