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Table 4 Association of dioxin exposure (modelled ground-level concentrations) with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma incidence among females (1827 cases, four administrative departments, 1990–1999, France)

From: Risk for non Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the vicinity of French municipal solid waste incinerators

  Regression coefficient Standard deviation P-value
  Univariate analysis
Dioxin exposure* 1.978 0.442 10-5
  Multivariate analysis
Dioxin exposure 1.340 0.628 0.03
Department    
   Isère - - -
   Bas-Rhin 0.102 0.060 0.09
   Haut Rhin -0.008 0.066 0.91
   Tarn -0.049 0.085 0.56
Log(industry × years) 0.038 0.016 0.01
Log(population density) 0.023 0.015 0.14
Urbanisation 0.182 0.078 0.02
  1. * modelled ground-level concentrations
  2. reference category