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Male-Female Differences in the Prevalence of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Residential Proximity to Superfund Sites in Kentucky

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  7. Throughout much of the 20th century, the rates of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) have--in the U.S. and other developed countries.

    1. decreased

    2. not changed

    3. increased

  8. In Kentucky, age-adjusted NHL rates in males consistently exceed rates in females.

    1. True.

    2. False.

  9. For this study, which of the following variables was not included in the analyses at the individual level.

    1. Age at diagnosis.

    2. Sex, race, and ethnicity.

    3. County of residence.

    4. Annual household income.

  10. Of Kentucky's 1,115 census tracks,--had Superfund sites located within their borders between 1995 and 2012.

    1. 13%

    2. 18%

    3. 25%

    4. 31%

  11. At the time of this study in 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website listed--Superfund sites located in Kentucky.

    1. 115

    2. 133

    3. 145

    4. 153

  12. There was a total of 14,373 NHL cases in Kentucky from 1995-2012 and--were classified as intranodal NHL.

    1. 48.5%

    2. 51.5%

    3. 67.4%

    4. 70.8%

  13. Of the 14,373 NHL cases,--of patients were [greater than or equal to] 60 years.

    1. 48.5%

    2. 51.5%

    3. 67.4%

    4. 94.7%

  14. Intranodal NHL cases were consistently--the extranodal cases across all age groups.

    1. less than

    2. the same as

    3. more than double

    4. more than triple

  15. Among those with a known family history of NHL,--resided 10 km or more from Superfund sites.

    1. 50.7%

    2. 55.4%

    3. 58.0%

    4. 68.8%

  16. The hot spots were more prominent for--cases, particularly in the western and central regions of...

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