Table 3

Incidence of lymphohaematopoietic cancers in Cornigliano and the two control areas (1986–94); cases and age adjusted rates per 100 000 inhabitants by sex, relative risks, and their 95% confidence intervals (95% CI)

CorniglianoRivaroloGenoaCornigliano v RivaroloCornigliano v Genoa
Number of casesAge adjusted ratesNumber of casesAge adjusted ratesNumber of casesAge adjusted ratesRelative risk95% CIRelative risk95% CI
Males
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma2529.22412.361717.42.41.4 to 4.11.71.2 to 2.6
Hodgkin’s disease 5 6.8 8 4.8 132 4.31.40.4 to 4.21.50.6 to 3.8
Multiple myeloma 8 8.714 6.9 273 7.11.30.5 to 3.11.30.6 to 2.6
Leukaemia2025.31910.0 44312.42.41.3 to 4.51.91.2 to 3.0
Myelodysplasia 66.518 8.7 267 6.90.80.3 to 1.91.00.4 to 2.2
Total6476.58342.6173248.11.71.3 to 2.41.61.2 to 2.0
Females
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma1313.02310.8 55913.31.20.6 to 2.51.00.6 to 1.7
Hodgkin’s disease 3 4.5 3 1.6 96 2.92.30.5 to 11.41.30.4 to 4.1
Multiple myeloma 2 1.710 4.6 245 5.40.40.1 to 1.90.30.1 to 1.4
Leukaemia 4 3.92311.4 390 9.40.40.1 to 1.10.40.2 to 1.2
Myelodysplasia 3 2.911 4.7 258 5.70.60.2 to 2.01.71.2 to 2.6
Total2526.07033.2154836.70.80.5 to 1.21.50.6 to 3.8