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Table 2 Standard Morbidity Ratios for county characteristics of the mother's living location at the time of birth. Values are the median and 95% credible sets from the posterior distribution.

From: Geographic risk modeling of childhood cancer relative to county-level crops, hazardous air pollutants and population density characteristics in Texas

  CROPS HAPS METRO URBAN GROWTH
Acute Lymphoid leukemias (ALL) 1.01
(0.79, 1.28)
0.97
(0.76, 1.25)
1.04
(0.82, 1.36)
1.11
(0.82, 1.48)
0.97
(0.82, 1.16)
Acute myeloid leukemias (AML) 0.75
(0.41, 1.27)
0.81
(0.50, 1.29)
0.97
(0.61, 1.58)
1.01
(0.57, 1.84)
1.22
(0.87, 1.81)
Other leukemias 0.98
(0.50, 1.80)
0.57
(0.31, 1.02)
1.26
(0.66, 2.51)
1.60
(0.73, 3.71)
0.95
(0.58, 1.50)
Hodgkin lymphoma 1.00
(0.41, 2.36)
0.81
(0.35, 2.02)
1.03
(0.49, 2.40)
1.47
(0.52, 4.96)
0.49
(0.27, 0.96)
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 1.02
(0.61, 1.70)
0.75
(0.48, 1.17)
1.10
(0.70, 1.77)
1.16
(0.68, 2.11)
0.88
(0.63, 1.26)
Ependymoma and choroid plexus tumor 0.56
(0.26, 1.12)
1.07
(0.59, 1.99)
0.90
(0.51, 1.60)
0.97
(0.46, 2.26)
0.86
(0.54, 1.39)
Astrocytomas 0.97
(0.67, 1.40)
0.80
(0.57, 1.15)
1.22
(0.85, 1.78)
1.07
(0.69, 1.71)
1.03
(0.79, 1.43)
Intracranial and intraspinal embryonal tumors 0.72
(0.43, 1.24)
1.12
(0.71, 1.77)
0.85
(0.55, 1.35)
1.42
(0.74, 2.80)
0.99
(0.69, 1.44)
Other gliomas 1.77
(0.98, 3.27)
1.41
(0.82, 2.54)
1.23
(0.69, 2.25)
1.08
(0.48, 2.72)
1.03
(0.64, 1.69)
Other CNS tumors 1.04
(0.57, 1.83)
0.94
(0.56, 1.55)
1.29
(0.78, 2.16)
0.82
(0.44, 1.65)
0.82
(0.57, 1.20)
Neuroblastoma and other peripheral nervous cell tumors 1.12
(0.78, 1.60)
1.15
(0.83, 1.59)
1.11
(0.81, 1.64)
0.74
(0.52, 1.09)
0.93
(0.74, 1.17)
Rtinoblastoma 0.86
(0.50, 1.48)
1.02
(0.60, 1.60)
1.22
(0.77, 1.99)
1.05
(0.58, 2.00)
0.89
(0.62, 1.32)
Renal tumors 0.95
(0.59, 1.51)
1.21
(0.80, 1.79)
1.04
(0.69, 1.61)
0.98
(0.58, 1.69)
0.91
(0.66, 1.28)
Hepatic tumors 0.80
(0.32, 1.91)
1.87
(0.95, 3.98)
0.99
(0.53, 1.90)
1.28
(0.46, 4.61)
1.16
(0.66, 2.18)
Malignant bone tumors 1.31
(0.51, 2.90)
1.15
(0.55, 2.55)
0.77
(0.36, 1.75)
0.67
(0.24, 2.08)
1.86
(0.89, 4.24)
Soft tissue and other extraosseous sarcomas 1.03
(0.64, 1.59)
0.86
(0.59, 1.28)
1.06
(0.70, 1.62)
1.42
(0.83, 2.57)
1.04
(0.74, 1.41)
Germ cell tumors, trophoblastic tumors, and neoplasms of gonads 1.54
(0.90, 2.75)
0.86
(0.50, 1.46)
1.40
(0.82, 2.64)
0.87
(0.46, 1.77)
1.03
(0.66, 1.63)
Other malignant epithelial neoplasms and melanomas 1.25
(0.57, 3.05)
0.89
(0.42, 1.97)
1.23
(0.60, 2.87)
0.98
(0.38, 3.01)
1.17
(0.66, 2.25)
Other and unspecified malignant neoplasms (including uncoded) 0.85
(0.25, 2.30)
0.68
(0.25, 1.75)
1.07
(0.47, 2.88)
1.17
(0.37, 4.83)
0.81
(0.37, 1.88)