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Document ID (ISN)111306
CIS number 10-0819
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Robinson C.F., Sullivan P.A., Li J., Walker J.T.
Title Occupational lung cancer in US women, 1984-1998
Bibliographic information 2011, Vol.54, p.102-117. Illus. Approx. 75 ref.
Abstract Population-based mortality data for women who died between 1984 and 1998 in the United States were used to evaluate lung cancer proportionate mortality over time by the usual occupation and industry reported on death certificates. Lung cancer proportionate mortality ratios were adjusted for smoking, using data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study II. Analyses revealed that 194,382 white, 18,225 Black and 1,515 Hispanic women died 1984-1998 with lung cancer reported as the underlying cause of death. Following adjustment for smoking, significant excess proportionate lung cancer mortality was observed among women working in manufacturing, transportation, retail trade, agriculture and health care.
Descriptors (primary) USA; mortality; occupation disease relation; lung cancer; women
Descriptors (secondary) long-term study; statistical evaluation; agriculture; manufacturing industries; transport industry; retail trade; health services
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Cancer and carcinogens