AW: [ RadSafe ] Child cancer risk higher near nuclear plants: study

Rainer.Facius at Rainer.Facius at
Mon Dec 10 07:47:47 CST 2007

An update from FAZ.NET: 

Ob Störfaktoren, Selektion oder Zufall bei dem beobachteten Abstandstrend eine Rolle spielten, "kann mit dieser Studie nicht abschließend geklärt werden", zitiert die Zeitung aus der Untersuchung.<endquote>

'Whether confounders, selection bias, or chance play a role in the observed trend with distance "cannot be settled conclusively by this study" the [Süddeutsche] Zeitung quotes from the study.'

Nevertheless this 'non-finding' was sufficient to cause quite a stir in the media - as usual if radiophobia is involved.

Rainer Facius 

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Gesendet: Montag, 10. Dezember 2007 12:03
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Betreff: [ RadSafe ] Child cancer risk higher near nuclear plants: study

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