Table 3

Pearson partial correlation coefficient between concentrations of iron in groundwater and HCC mortality and incidence ASRs1
Concentrations of iron in groundwater
Correlation coefficient P-value
HCC mortality ASRs Male 0.217 0.006**
Female 0.128 0.110
HCC incidence ASRs Male 0.327 < 0.001***
Female 0.225 0.005**

1Adjusted for land subsidence levels.

*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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