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Residential mobility and associated factors in relation to the assessment of exposure to naturally occurring radiation in studies of childhood cancer

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Migration, that is the study of subjects moving from one residential address to another, is a complication for epidemiological studies where exposures to the agent of interest depend on place of residence. In this paper we explore migration in cases from a large British case-control study of childhood cancer and natural background radiation. We find that 44% of cases had not moved house between birth and diagnosis, and about two-thirds were living within 2 km of their residence at birth. The ...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1088/0952-4746/35/4/835

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
IOP Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Radiological Protection Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
4
Pages:
835-868
Publication date:
2015-12-01
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EISSN:
1361-6498
ISSN:
0952-4746
Source identifiers:
577737
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pubs:577737
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uuid:653e26e5-f426-46b2-8245-2b4c5b2428cd
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pubs:577737
Deposit date:
2015-12-03

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