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Table 3 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, female children

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 211 4430 1.02 (0.91–1.14)
Acute non-lymphocytic leukemia 49 870 1.21 (0.92–1.58)
Hodgkin's disease 41 708 1.24 (0.92–1.67)
Non-Hodgkin/Burkitt Lymphoma 44 736 1.28 (0.96–1.70)
CNS tumors 138 2944 1.00 (0.86–1.17)
Neuroblastoma and ganglioneuroblastoma 60 1327 0.97 (0.76–1.23)
Retinoblastoma 14 388 0.77 (0.46–1.30)
Nephroblastoma 42 1119 0.80 (0.60–1.08)
Malignant bone tumours 38 837 0.97 (0.71–1.32)
Soft-tissue sarcomas 36 1032 0.75 (0.54–1.03)
Germ-cell tumors 25 626 0.85 (0.58–1.26)
Other 34 646 1.13 (0.81–1.57)
Total 732 15663 -