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Table 4 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, male 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 293 5747 0.97 (0.88–1.07)
Acute non-lymphocytic leukemia 63 957 1.25 (0.99–1.59)
Hodgkin's disease 78 1070 1.39 (1.12–1.72)
Non-Hodgkin/Burkitt Lymphoma 108 1817 1.13 (0.95–1.35)
CNS tumors 180 3737 0.92 (0.80–1.05)
Neuroblastoma and ganglioneuroblastoma 84 1548 1.03 (0.84–1.27)
Retinoblastoma 14 416 0.64 (0.38–1.08)
Nephroblastoma 50 1048 0.91 (0.69–1.19)
Malignant bone tumours 40 912 0.83 (0.62–1.13)
Soft-tissue sarcomas 66 1258 1.00 (0.79–1.26)
Germ-cell tumors 23 516 0.85 (0.57–1.27)
Other 43 796 1.03 (0.77–1.38)
Total 1042 19822 -