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Table 1 Average annual incidence rate of prostate cancer per 100,000 for counties within the first and third quartiles of pollution indices and meteorological parameters used in this study.

From: Correlations between meteorological parameters and prostate cancer

  First quartile Third quartile
Shortwave radiation 164.97 (1.41)* 141.35(1.14)
HDD 134.62(1.22) 168.11(1.39)
Snowfall 135.04(1.24) 163.66(1.42)
Rainfall 164.69 (1.60) 131.82(1.32)
Permitted air emissions 142.96(1.09) 149.01(1.12)
Acres of land used to grow crops 142.09(1.29) 157.14(1.53)
  1. *(standard error of the mean)