Spatial analysis of health effects of large industrial incinerators in England, 1998–2008: a study using matched case–control areas
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    Waste incineration, human health and the zero hypothesis

    I read with great interest the article titled "Spatial analysis of health effects of large industrial incinerators in England, 1998-2008: a study using matched case-control areas" by Nicola F Reeve et al, published in BMJ Open 2013;3:e001847. The issue is of great relevance. The paper, however, contains some critical points that need to be underlined.

    1. The definition of "control" circles does not exclude the pr...

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