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Document ID (ISN)77316
CIS number 01-1426
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schulz M.R., Loomis D.
Title Occupational bladder cancer mortality among racial and ethnic minorities in 21 States
Bibliographic information July 2000, Vol.38, No.1, p.90-98. 43 ref.
Abstract Occupational bladder cancer mortality among minority racial and ethnic groups is not well documented in the United States. Race, ethnicity and sex-specific bladder cancer mortality (1985-1992) of workers employed in 21 states was examined. Mortality of specific racial-ethnic occupational groups was compared separately with workers in the specific occupation and with members of the specific racial/ethnic group. This study identified elevated bladder cancer mortality among African American males and females and Hispanic males in several occupational groups with exposure to suspected bladder carcinogens as well as among Asian males in sales (PMR = 2.13) and Asian females in the precision production sector (PMR = 5.25).
Descriptors (primary) race-linked differences; bladder tumour; mortality; USA
Descriptors (secondary) sex-linked differences; frequency rates; statistical evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system