Table 2

 Childhood acute leukaemia and close neighbouring businesses according to period of exposure

Cases (n = 280)Controls (n = 285)OR[95% CI]
*With or without another business.
In utero period
No neighbouring business25791.825689.81.0(ref.)
Repair garage or petrol station*134.782.82.2(0.9 to 5.7)
Other neighbouring business62.193.20.8(0.3 to 2.4)
Missing values41.4124.9
Childhood period
No neighbouring business24988.925890.51.0(ref.)
Repair garage or petrol station* to 10.3)
Other neighbouring business82.982.81.4(0.5 to 4.1)
Missing values62.1124.2