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ID (ISN) del documento49933
Número CIS 88-1203
ISSN - Título de la serie 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 1987
Número de serie
Autor(es) Walrath J., Decouflé P., Thomas T.L.
Título Mortality among workers in a shoe manufacturing company
Información bibliográfica 1987, Vol.12, No.5, p.615-623. 37 ref.
Resumen A case-control analysis of patient files at a large cancer treatment facility indicated that several bladder cancer patients had worked at a large shoe manufacturing company in the state of New York, USA. A mortality study was initiated to determine whether there was an unusual cancer risk associated with employment in this facility. Because company records were not available, local newspaper obituaries were used to identify former company employees who died between 1960 and 1979. Proportionate mortality analyses were conducted by using 4,734 death certificates and the general U.S. population for comparison. There were no excess deaths from nasal cancer or bladder cancer, and mortality from leukaemia was slightly lower than expected. Increased relative frequencies of digestive cancers were seen among men and women. There were significant excesses of deaths from multiple myeloma among both men and women.
Descriptores (primarios) mortalidad; tumores; industria del calzado
Descriptores (secundarios) leucemia; Estados Unidos; cáncer gastrointestinal; mieloma; tumor de vejiga; cáncer nasal
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Cueros y pieles, calzados
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Footwear, leather and fur industry