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ID (ISN) del documento109307
Número CIS 09-319
ISSN - Título de la serie 0962-7480 - Occupational Medicine
Año 2007
Número de serie
Autor(es) Jones S.R., Atkin P., Holroyd C., Lutman E., Vives i Batlle J., Wakeford R., Walker P.
Título Lung cancer mortality at a UK tin smelter
Información bibliográfica June 2007, Vol.57, No.4, p.238-245. Illus. 45 ref.
Resumen The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between lung cancer mortality and quantitative measures of exposure in a tin smelter. Using available records of occupational hygiene measurements, exposure matrices for arsenic, cadmium, lead, antimony and polonium-210, covering the main process areas of the smelter, were established as well as work histories from personnel record cards for the previously defined cohort of 1462 male employees. Three different methods of extrapolation were used to assess exposures prior to 1972 when no measurement results were available. Lung cancer mortality was examined in relation to cumulative inhalation exposure by Poisson regression analysis. No significant associations could be found between lung cancer mortality and simple cumulative exposure to any of the substances studied. When cumulative exposures were weighted according to time since exposure and attained age, significant associations were found between lung cancer mortality and exposures to arsenic, lead and antimony. Other findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) antimonio y sus compuestos; Reino Unido; arsénico y sus compuestos; fabricas metalúrgicas; mortalidad; cáncer de pulmón; plomo y sus compuestos
Descriptores (secundarios) estudio de cohorte; valoración estadística; relación dosis-respuesta; duración de la exposición
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaReino Unido
Tema(s) Metalurgia, trabajo de los metales
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Inorganic substances
Smelting and refining operations
Lead and compounds
Arsenic and compounds