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Table 3 Municipalities with 5 or more observed cases of oesophageal cancer in women, RRs of over 1.50, and a posterior probability >= 0.90 of having an RR greater than 1. Towns sorted by autonomous region and province. Spain, 1989–1998

From: Oesophageal cancer mortality in Spain: a spatial analysis

Autonomous region Province Town Observed Expected SMR RR pp
Andalusia Cadiz Algeciras 9 4.39 2.05 2.10 0.99
   Jerez de la Frontera 23 7.93 2.90 2.24 1.00
   La Línea de la Concepción 9 2.98 3.02 2.77 1.00
   San Fernando 7 3.33 2.10 1.92 0.98
  Malaga Benamocarra 5 0.13 37.59 3.75 1.00
   Fuengirola 5 1.68 2.99 1.94 0.95
   Ronda 5 1.78 2.80 1.95 1.00
Canary Islands Palmas Telde 6 2.46 2.44 1.80 0.97
  Sta. Cruz de Tenerife La Laguna 8 4.51 1.78 1.73 0.97
   Santa Cruz de Tenerife 17 9.73 1.75 1.75 0.99
Catalonia Barcelona Arenys de Mar 5 0.88 5.69 1.56 0.84
Galicia Corunna A Coruña (Corunna) 25 15.19 1.65 1.58 0.99
   Coristanco 5 0.65 7.73 2.58 1.00
   Ferrol 12 5.88 2.04 1.76 0.96
   Muros 7 0.84 8.36 3.93 1.00
   Santiago de Compostela 14 5.06 2.77 2.26 1.00
   Teo 6 0.73 8.17 2.37 1.00
  Lugo Sarriá 6 1.06 5.68 1.74 0.96
Basque Country Vizcaya Portugalete 5 2.87 1.74 1.54 0.95
   Santurtzi 6 2.54 2.37 1.80 0.96
  1. RR = estimated relative risk. SMR = standard mortality ratio. pp = posterior probability that RR>1.