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Table 4 Profile Likelihood 95% confidence intervals for ERR at estimated critical values of

From: Reanalysis of cancer mortality in Japanese A-bomb survivors exposed to low doses of radiation: bootstrap and simulation methods

site ϕm t.95 ERR1 ERR0.025 ERR1 ERR0.025 ERR1 ERR0.025
stom 11.89 10 (0.08,1.02) (0.06,0.93) 9.72 (0.08,1.01) (0.06,0.92) 8.16 (0.11,0.95) (0.08,0.87)
liver 36.90 10 (0.38,3.21) (0.19,2.59) 8.59 (0.44,3.05) (0.23,2.45) 8.28 (0.46,3.01) (0.25,2.42)
lung 13.60 10 (0.07,3.89) (0.08,3.87) 9.44 (0.08,3.75) (0.10,3.74) 8.48 (0.11,3.52) (0.12,3.50)
panc 11.86 10 (0.48,-) (0.38,-) 9.03 (0.60,-) (0.49,-) 8.79 (0.64,-) (0.52,-)
leuk 23.66 10 (-0.21,8.20) (0.03,6.46) 7.93 (-0.09,7.05) (0.06,5.51) 7.58 (-0.07,6.86) (0.06,5.35)
  1. t.95, and : conservative, global and refined estimates of the 95% critical value of LRT for the hypothesis H0: (β, σ, τ) = (β000) vs. the alternative (β, σ, τ) ≠ (β000). See Methods.