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ID (ISN) del documento59431
Número CIS 93-159
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1990
Número de serie
Autor(es) Andjelkovich D.A., Mathew R.M., Richardson R.B., Levine R.J.
Título Mortality of iron foundry workers: I. Overall findings
Información bibliográfica June 1990, Vol.32, No.6, p.529-540. Illus. 68 ref.
Resumen Report on a retrospective cohort mortality study of 8,147 men and 627 women employed in a Michigan (US) iron foundry for at least six months during 1950-1979. During the 35-year observation period, more than 1,700 deaths occurred among the workers observed. Significantly high Standardised Mortality Ratios (SMRs) occurred among non-white workers for lung cancer (SMR 132) and ischaemic heart disease (SMR 126). These high SMRs, as well as other, non-significant, increases in morality (for other diseases in non-whites, for all such increases in whites) may be attributed to smoking habits. A lack of a trend with length of employment suggests that lung cancer mortality may not be associated with exposure to the foundry environment. For Part II of this study, see CIS 93-160.
Descriptores (primarios) fumadores; siderurgia; fundiciones; mortalidad
Descriptores (secundarios) enfermedades coronarias; observación de larga duración; cáncer de pulmón; Estados Unidos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Tabaquismo
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Iron and steel industry