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Table 6 Risk of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in epidemiological studies of radiation exposure

From: Radiation-related occupational cancer and its recognition criteria in South Korea

Cohort (patients or workers) Study Events Cohort
size
Number of events Risk
Ankylosing spondylitis Weiss et al. (1995) [69] Mortality 15,577 7 RR=1.44 (95% CI: 0.62, 2.79)
Benign locomotor lesions Damber et al. (1995) [70] Incidence 20,024 50 SIR=1.07 (95% CI: 0.80, 1.41)
Benign gynecological disease Inskip et al. (1993) [71] Mortality 12,955 21 RR=1.1 (90% CI: 0.5, 3.0)
Breast cancer Curtis et al. (1989) [72] Incidence 22,753 10 RR=1.84 (90% CI: 0.5, 6.7)
Uterine corpus cancer Curtis et al. (1994) [73] Incidence 110,000 54 RR=0.90 (95% CI: 0.4, 1.9)
International Radiation Boice et al. (1988) [42]     OR=1.03 (90% CI: 0.3, 3.9)
Study of Cervical Cancer Patients Incidence 11,030 52
Chernobyl liquidators Romanenko et al. (2008) [74] Incidence 110,645 39 ERR/Sv=4.09 (95% CI: <0, 14.41)
Chernobyl liquidators Kesminiene et al. (2008) [20] Incidence 146,000 21 ERR/Sv=4.7 (90% CI: -®, 76.1)
France nuclear workers Flamant et al. (2013) [30] Mortality 59,021 18 ERR/Sv=-1.36 (90% CI: <0, 14.94)
IARC 15-country
nuclear
workers
Cardis et al. (2007) [23] Mortality 407,391 47 ERR/Sv=-1.0 (90% CI: -5.0, 3.7)
U.K. NRRW Muirhead et al.
(2009) [63]
Mortality 174,541 69 ERR/Sv=<-1.92 (90% CI: <-1.92, 1.23)
  Incidence 174,541 128 ERR/Sv=-0.117
   (90% CI: -1.42, 2.71)
INWORKS Leuraud et al. (2015) [24] Mortality 308,297 138 ERR/Gy=-1.06 (90% CI: <0, 1.81)
  1. RR, relative risk; OR, odds ratio; ERR, excess relative risk; CI, confidence interval; IARC, International Agency for Research on Cancer; NRRW, National Registry for Radiation Workers; INWORKS, International Nuclear Workers Study; ; SIR, standardized incidence ratio