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Table 3 Meta-analysis of formaldehyde exposure and risk of specific types of myeloid leukemia in the most informative cohorts

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

Characteristics No. of estimates Meta-RR estimate (95%CI) I2 test (%) p-value Egger’s test
ML
 High exposure 3 1.28 (0.81–2.02) 0.00 0.2874 0.7851
 Any exposure 3 1.05 (0.85–1.30) 8.85 0.6622 0.4056
AML
 High exposure 4 1.15 (0.94–1.41) 0.00 0.1808 0.8301
 Any exposure 2 0.90 (0.67–1.22) 0.00 0.5063 NA
CML
 High exposure 2 0.92 (0.50–1.70) 0.00 0.7893 NA
 Any exposure 2 1.05 (0.65–1.69) 0.00 0.8458 NA
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