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Table 2 Proportional cancer incidence ratios (PCIR) and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) of children with Turkish names versus children with non-Turkish names in the German Childhood Cancer Registry 1980–2005, both sexes

From: Cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany: A study at the German Childhood Cancer Registry

Diagnosis group Turkish cases (n) Non-Turkish cases (n) PCIR (95% CI)
Lymphoid leukaemia 504 10177 0.99 (0.92–1.07)
Acute non-lymphocytic leukemia 112 1827 1.23 (1.02–1.47)
Hodgkin's disease 119 1778 1.34 (1.13–1.59)
Non-Hodgkin/Burkitt Lymphoma 152 2553 1.19 (1.02–1.39)
CNS tumors 318 6681 0.95 (0.86–1.05)
Neuroblastoma and ganglioneuroblastoma 144 2875 1.00 (0.86–1.17)
Retinoblastoma 28 804 0.70 (0.48–1.01)
Nephroblastoma 92 2167 0.85 (0.70–1.04)
Malignant bone tumours 78 1749 0.89 (0.72–1.11)
Soft-tissue sarcomas 102 2290 0.89 (0.74–1.08)
Germ-cell tumors 48 1142 0.84 (0.64–1.11)
Other 77 1442 1.07 (0.86–1.33)
Total 1774 35485 -