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Table 1 Distribution of leukemia cases diagnosed in 0–14 year olds in Minnesota from 1988–2004.

From: Parental and infant characteristics and childhood leukemia in Minnesota

  Age group  
  0–4 years 5–9 years 10–14 years Total
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia* 320 (56%) 163(29%) 79 (14%) 562(81%)
Acute myeloid leukemia+ 55 (57%) 20 (21%) 21 (22%) 96 (14%)
Chronic myeloproliferative disease 6 (50%) 3 (25%) 3 (25%) 12 (1.7%)
Myelodysplastic syndrome and other myeloproliferative diseases 4 (57%) 2 (29%) 1 (14%) 7 (1.0%)
Unspecified and reticuloendothelial leukemias 6 (33%) 8 (44%) 4 (22%) 18 (2.6%)
Total 391 (56%) 196 (28%) 108 (16%) 695
  1. *includes 2 individuals with Down syndrome
  2. + includes 10 individuals with Down syndrome