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Raised mortality from lung cancer and high sex ratios of births associated with industrial pollution.
  1. O L Lloyd,
  2. G Smith,
  3. M M Lloyd,
  4. Y Holland,
  5. F Gailey

    Abstract

    Geographical and temporal associations were shown between high mortality from lung cancer and a high sex ratio of births both in the town of Bathgate (Scotland) and in the area of that town which was most exposed to polluted air from a local steel foundry. These findings constituted a replication of a similar association in an adjacent town.

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