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Document ID (ISN)100819
CIS number 02-1772
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Gruppo di lavoro per la sorveglianza del mesotelioma in Romagna
Title Analysis of occupational exposure to asbestos in cases of mesothelioma registered in Romagna (1986-1998)
Original title Analisi dell'esposizione professionale ad asbesto dei casi di mesotelioma registrati in Romagna - 1986-1998 [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 2000, Vol.91, No.6, p.575-586. 44 ref.
Abstract Among 125 cases of mesothelioma of the pleura, peritoneum and pericardium registered in the Romagna region (Italy) between 1986 and 1998, adequate information was obtained for 122 subjects with past occupational exposure to asbestos. The male/female ratio was 81/41. The median age was 68 years and pleural location accounted for 96 cases. Time period, residence, kind of diagnosis, information about family relations and smoking habits exerted no independent effect. Occupational exposure occurred in a total of 22 different kind of workplaces.
Descriptors (primary) mesothelioma; pleural mesothelioma; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) Italy; job-exposure relation; occupational health survey; Emilia-Romagna
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)