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Table 1 Select characteristics of included formaldehyde studies

From: The importance of evaluating specific myeloid malignancies in epidemiological studies of environmental carcinogens

Reference Study design Population or
Cases / controls
Study setting Years of follow-up Adjusted for smoking
Meyers 2013 [29] Occupational cohort 11,098 garment manufacturing workers US: Georgia and Pennsylvania 1960–2008 No
Coggon 2014 [30] Occupational cohort 14,008 chemical factory workers UK: England and Wales 1941–2012 No
Checkoway 2015 [31] Occupational cohort 25,619 workers at formaldehyde using or producing plants US: Re-analysis of Beane Freeman 2009 1943–2004 No
Beane Freeman 2009 [32] Occupational cohort 25,619 workers at formaldehyde using or producing plants US: 10 industrial plants 1943–2004 No
Saberi Hosjineh 2013 [33] Population-based cohort 241,465 adults (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort) 10 European countries: Denmark, France, Greece, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the UK 1992–2010 Yes
Talibov 2014 [34] Population-based case-control 14,982 AML cases
74,505 controls
4 Nordic countries: Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland 1960–2005a No
  1. a Study period varies by country
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