STATISTICAL ISSUES IN RADIATION DOSE-RESPONSE ANALYSIS OF EMPLOYEES OF THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY IN OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE

Edward L. Frome
Mathematical Sciences Section
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Janice P. Watkins
Center for Epidemiologic Research
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

KEYWORDS
  • Poisson regression
  • external rates
  • regression diagnostics
  • relative risk
  • cancer mortality
  • time dependent covariates
  • Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource

    Funding and Acknowledgments

    Funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with management and scientific oversight from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

    The authors thank the staff of ORISE's Center for Epidemiologic Research and Lockheed-Martin Energy Systems for their help in data collection.