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Table 1 Annual health outcomes attributable to pollution exposure in Gela and Augusta-Priolo areas

From: Policies to clean up toxic industrial contaminated sites of Gela and Priolo: a cost-benefit analysis

  Gela Priolo
  SHR(95%CI)a Annual Cases SHR(95%CI)a Annual Cases
Mortality     
Male 106
(102-109)
23
(8-35)
110
(102-118)
8
(2-11)
Female 105
(101-109)
16
(4-29)
NS NS
Cancer hospital admissions     
Male 115
(110,5-119,7)
53
(38-67)
116
(111.6-119.8)
69
(53-85)
Female 127
(122,8-131,9)
110
(96-125)
110
(106.3-114)
49
(32-66)
Non cancer hospital admissions b     
Male 121
(119-122)
909
(864-952)
107
(105.7-107.7)
413
(360-482)
Female 124
(122-125)
1,101
(1,048-1,143)
104
(103.5-105.4)
279
(227-298)
  1. a SHR: Standard Health Ratio; b Number of hospital admission for all causes minus cancer-related hospital admissions