Table 2

Pearson correlation coefficient between concentrations of iron in groundwater (mg/l) and HCC mortality and incidence ASRs (per 100,000 person years)
Iron concentration
Correlation coefficient P-value
HCC mortality ASRs
 Male 0.286 0.004**
 Female 0.192 0.058
HCC incidence ASRs
 Male 0.375 < 0.001***
 Female 0.210 0.038*

*P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001.

Shyu et al.

Shyu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:352   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-352

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