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					Table 2.80. Epidemiological studies on smoking and cancer of the thyroid: main characteristics of study design

Reference              Cases and        Criteria for eligibility
Country and            controls
years of study




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Mack et al. (2003)     2725 cases and   A pooled analysis of 14 case–control studies conducted in the United States, Europe, and Asia
Various countries      4776 controls
Nagano et al. (2007)   362 cases and    Case–control study, individually matched on year of city, sex, year of birth, and atomic bomb radiation exposure.
Japan                  362 matched      Cases, <75 years of age, were obtained from the respective tumour registries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1970-1986              controls         Controls obtained from a Japanese cohort study; controls were residents of Hiroshima or Nagasaki




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