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Table 2 Relative risks and 95% confidence and credibility intervals for towns with installations lying within a radius of 2000, 1500 and 1000 metres from the municipal centroid.

From: Study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality associated with industrial pollution in Spain, using Poisson models

   Poisson Mixed BYM
Radius Industrial Sector RR Lower limit Upper limit RR Lower limit Upper limit RR 2.50% 97.50%
  Combustion installations > 50 MW 1.06 0.94 1.19 1.08 0.95 1.24 1.10 0.93 1.29
  Metal industry and metal ore roasting or sintering installations, Installations for the production of ferrous and non-ferrous metals 0.92 0.85 1.00 0.96 0.87 1.06 0.97 0.85 1.10
  Installations for the production of cement clinker (>500 t/d), lime (>50 t/d), glass (>20 t/d), mineral substances (>20 t/d) or ceramic products (>75 t/d) 0.90 0.81 1.01 0.96 0.86 1.08 0.96 0.84 1.10
  Basic organic chemicals 1.01 0.87 1.17 1.02 0.88 1.20 1.08 0.89 1.30
2000 m Installations for the disposal of non-hazardous waste (>50 t/d) and landfills (>10 t/d) 0.89 0.71 1.11 0.96 0.76 1.21 0.92 0.70 1.19
  Industrial plants for pulp from timber or other fibrous materials and paper or board production (>20 t/d) 1.16 1.06 1.27 1.24 1.09 1.42 1.21 1.01 1.45
  Slaughterhouses (>50 t/d), plants for the production of milk (>200 t/d), other animal raw materials (>75 t/d) or vegetable raw materials (>300 t/d) 0.91 0.75 1.10 0.99 0.81 1.21 0.99 0.77 1.27
  Installations for surface treatment or products using organic solvents (>200 t/y) 0.95 0.83 1.10 1.10 0.93 1.31 1.14 0.91 1.43
  Combustion installations > 50 MW 1.11 0.93 1.33 1.09 0.91 1.31 1.07 0.84 1.35
1500 m Metal industry and metal ore roasting or sintering installations, Installations for the production of ferrous and non-ferrous metals 0.92 0.81 1.05 0.93 0.81 1.06 0.96 0.82 1.12
  Installations for the production of cement clinker (>500 t/d), lime (>50 t/d), glass (>20 t/d), mineral substances (>20 t/d) or ceramic products (>75 t/d) 0.83 0.71 0.98 0.87 0.74 1.03 0.89 0.73 1.07
1000 m Metal industry and metal ore roasting or sintering installations, Installations for the production of ferrous and non-ferrous metals 0.92 0.78 1.08 0.89 0.75 1.05 0.91 0.74 1.10
  Installations for the production of cement clinker (>500 t/d), lime (>50 t/d), glass (>20 t/d), mineral substances (>20 t/d) or ceramic products (>75 t/d) 0.97 0.77 1.23 1.00 0.79 1.26 1.03 0.79 1.33
  1. Estimates adjusted for age, sex and socio-demographic variables.