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  1. Orthodox jews have a lower incidence of malignant melanoma. A note on the potentially protective role of traditional clothing.

    Article - En anglais

    The incidence of malignant melanoma (MM) in orthodox and non-orthodox Jews in Israel during the years 1971-1982 was compared through an assessment of incidence rates in the orthodox and non-orthodox neighborhoods in the city of Jerusalem and by a comparison of the rates in 2 cities on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, one of which has a strongly orthodox population.

    Within the city of Jerusalem the incidence of MM for the European-American born in the orthodox neighborhoods was significantly lower than in the rest of the city in males, and of borderline significance in females.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mélanome malin, Juif, Vêtement, Peau, Incidence, Tumeur maligne, Peau pathologie, Orthodoxisme, Israël, Asie, Prévention, Epidémiologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant melanoma, Jew, Clothing, Skin, Incidence, Malignant tumor, Skin disease, Orthodoxism, Israel, Asia, Prevention, Epidemiology, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0366801

    Code Inist : 002B08A. Création : 199406.