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Table 4 Cancer mortality in employees and dependents, as given by Goldsmith

From: Microwaves in the cold war: the Moscow embassy study and its interpretation. Review of a retrospective cohort study

  Moscow   Other embassies Both groups
  obs exp P obs exp P obs exp P
All cancers          
Employees 17 19   47 41.1   64 60.10  
Dependents: lived in 5 1.5 * 14 5.5 * 19 7.00 *
Dependents: lived out 7 3 * 19 6.1 * 26 9.10 *
Children: lived in 2 0.5   1 1.3   3 1.80  
Children: lived out 2 0.83   2 1.7   4 2.53  
all children 4 1.33 * 3 3   7 4.33  
Totals 33 24.83   83 55.7 * 116 80.53 *
Leukaemia          
all employees and dependents 4 1.5 * 6 2.64 * 10 4.14 *
Brain tumours          
all employees and dependents 2 1.35   6 2.27   8 3.62 *
Breast cancer          
female employees and adult dependents 3 1.41   9 3.44   12 4.85 *
  1. * P<0.05.
  2. From Goldsmith 11 . The original also gives leukaemia, brain tumours, breast cancer subdivided as shown for all cancer.
  3. Obs = observed; exp = expected.