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ID (ISN) del documento53192
Número CIS 90-123
ISSN - Título de la serie 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Año 1989
Número de serie
Autor(es) Paci E., Buiatti E., Seniori Costantini A., Miligi L., Pucci N., Scarpelli A., Petrioli G., Simonato L., Winkelmann R., Kaldor J.M.
Título Aplastic anemia, leukemia and other cancer mortality in a cohort of shoe workers exposed to benzene
Información bibliográfica Oct. 1989, Vol.15, No.5, p.313-318. 15 ref.
Resumen This report presents the results of a historical cohort study in a shoe manufacturing plant in Florence where cases of aplastic anaemia and leukaemia were reported in the 1960s. A total of 1008 men and 1005 women were considered eligible members of the cohort. For total mortality, comparing the rates of the cohort with the national rates, the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) was 79 for the women and 95 for the men. For the men, excess of risk for aplastic anaemia (SMR 1566) and leukaemia (SMR 400) were observed. The increased risk occurred among workers first employed during the period in which benzene was used, but the expected number of cases in the subsequent period was too small to evaluate whether any reduction in risk had occurred. No increasing pattern with duration of employment was discernible.
Descriptores (primarios) leucemia; benceno; industria del calzado; mortalidad; efectos cancerígenos; anemia aplástica
Descriptores (secundarios) observación de larga duración; estudio comparado; tumores; tasas de frecuencia
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Blood diseases
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Footwear, leather and fur industry
Leucemia