Drinking water and cancer mortality in Louisiana

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Science  02 Jul 1976:
Vol. 193, Issue 4247, pp. 55-57
DOI: 10.1126/science.935854


Multivariant regression analysis indicates a statistically significant relation between cancer mortality rates in Louisiana and drinking water obtained from the Missippi River. This is true for total cancer, cancer of the urinary organs, and cancer of the gastrointestinal tract.