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Population mixing, socioeconomic status and incidence of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in England and Wales: analysis by census ward.

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In this population-based study of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) diagnosed among children aged under 15 years in England and Wales during 1986-1995, we analysed incidence at census ward level in relation to a range of variables from the 1991 census, which could be relevant to theories of infectious aetiology. 'Population-mixing' measures, used as surrogates for quantity and diversity of infections entering the community, were calculated from census data on the origins and destinations of...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6604237

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health, NPEU
Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
98
Issue:
5
Pages:
1006-1011
Publication date:
2008-03-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:5009dfda-a145-4a97-89f7-49d6106e117f
Source identifiers:
271236
Local pid:
pubs:271236

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