Table 7

Summary of findings of positive (+ve)a and negative (-ve)b findings of space-time clustering from recent childhood studies

Study/Disease Group (ICCCc Code(s))

McNally and colleagues7

McNally and colleagues5,6

This study


Ependymoma (III(a))

-ve

d

-ve


Astrocytoma (III(b))

+ve

-ve

-ve


Ependymoma and Astrocytoma (III(a), III(b))

+ve

d

-ve


PNET (III(c))

-ve

-ve

+ve


Other gliomas (III(d))

-ve

d

-ve


All CNS tumours (III(a-f))

+ve

+ve

-ve


aP < 0.05.

bP ≥ 0.05.

cInternational Classification of Childhood Cancer.

dNot analysed

McNally et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:13   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-13

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