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Table 3 Incidence rate ratios (IRR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for main subgroups of leukaemia, lymphoma and CNS tumours in teenagers and young adults, 1996-2005

From: Population mixing for leukaemia, lymphoma and CNS tumours in teenagers and young adults in England, 1996–2005

Diagnostic subgroup Multivariable model variables
Population mixing Deprivation score
IRR 95% CI P IRR 95% CI P
Leukaemia       
Acute lymphoid leukaemia 0.96 0.82-1.13 0.658 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.149
Acute myeloid leukaemia 0.88 0.73-1.06 0.168 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.474
Chronic myeloid leukaemia 0.97 0.71-1.34 0.862 1.01 0.98-1.05 0.497
Other leukaemia 0.89 0.59-1.34 0.575 0.95 0.91-1.00 0.074
Lymphoma       
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 1.02 0.90-1.16 0.710 0.98 0.97-1.00 0.038
Hodgkin lymphoma 0.94 0.86-1.03 0.204 0.96 0.95-0.97 <0.001
CNS Tumours       
Astrocytoma 0.83 0.71-0.98 0.025 0.98 0.96-1.00 0.069
Other Glioma 0.77 0.57-1.03 0.076 0.96 0.92-0.99 0.026
Ependymoma 0.97 0.65-1.44 0.863 0.96 0.91-1.01 0.092
Medulloblastoma 1.10 0.75-1.60 0.625 0.96 0.92-1.01 0.107
Other CNS tumoursa 0.79 0.69-0.91 0.001 0.97 0.95-0.99 <0.001
  1. aIncludes groups 3.5 and 3.6. from Birch Classification Scheme [24].