Spatial analysis of health effects of large industrial incinerators in England, 1998-2008: A study using matched case-control areas

Nicola F. Reeve, Thomas R. Fanshawe, Thomas J. Keegan, Alex G. Stewart, Peter J. Diggle

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Objectives: To assess whether residential proximity to industrial incinerators in England is associated with increased risk of cancer incidence and mortality. Design: Retrospective study using matched case-control areas. Setting: Five circular regions of radius 10 km near industrial incinerators in England (case regions) and five matched control regions, 1998-2008. Participants: All cases of diseases of interest within the circular areas. Primary and secondary outcome measures: Counts of childhood cancer incidence (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere001847
JournalBMJ Open
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


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