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Table 2 MCM rates by ethnicity, locality type, and distance from the IP in the Beer-Sheva subdistrict (1995–2000)

From: Major congenital malformations and residential proximity to a regional industrial park including a national toxic waste site: An ecological study

Ethnicity and locality type Distance from the IP Number of deliveries Number of MCM MCM rate (%),(95% CI) RR (95% CI)
Bedouin traditional tribal settlements Up to 20 km 6011 248 4.1 (3.6, 4.6) 1.43** (1.10–1.85)
  More than 20 km 2418 70 2.9 (2.2, 3.6)  
  Up to 20 km 6011 248 4.1 (3.6, 4.6) 1.38* (1.03–1.84)
  Both sides of the 20 km radius 1805 54 3.0 (2.2, 3.8)  
Bedouin permanent localities Up to 20 km 3556 290 8.2 (7.3, 9.1) 1.63 (1.39–1.80)
  More than 20 km 14734 761 5.2 (4.8, 5.5)  
Jewish satellite localities Up to 20 km 310 24 7.7 (4.8, 10.7) 1.79 (0.96–3.35)
  More than 20 km 347 15 4.3 (2.2, 6.5)  
Jewish urban localities Up to 20 km 19899 799 4.0 (3.7, 4.3) 0.96 (0.85–1.07)
  More than 20 km 11928 499 4.2 (3.8, 4.5)  
Jewish agricultural localities Up to 20 km 416 15 3.6 (1.8, 5.4) 0.83 (0.49–1.40)
  More than 20 km 2426 106 4.4 (3.6, 5.2)  
  1. * p value < 0.05, ** p value < 0.01, p value < 0.001