Table 4

Datasets, parameters and risk per dose for the atomic bomb survivors corresponding to the low-dose-rate, moderate-dose studies of cancer incidence in table 2, and the risk ratios, qi

NoPopulationMale fractionAverage age at start of follow-upAverage age at end of follow-upDose quantityERR per dose (Gy−1) for acute exposure, βlss, best estimate and 90% CIRisk ratio, q, best estimate and 90% CI
10Chernobyl clean-up workers1.003549Skin dose0.33 (0.21 to 0.46)*0.99 (−1.10 to 3.25)
11Techa River residents0.432565Stomach dose0.59 (0.49 to 0.69)*1.70 (0.54 to 2.92)
12UK radiation workers0.902952Skin dose0.37 (0.29 to 0.46)0.71 (0.09 to 1.42)
  • *95% confidence interval.