|Document ID (ISN)||107167|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Lee D.J., Fleming L.E., LeBlanc W.G., Arheart K.L., Chung-Bridges K., Christ S.L., Caban A.J., Pitman T.
||Occupation and lung cancer mortality in a nationally representative U.S. cohort: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
||Aug. 2006, Vol.48, No.8, p.823-832. 61 ref.
||The objective of this study was to assess the risk of lung cancer mortality in a representative sample of U.S. workers by occupation. The National Death Index identified 1812 lung cancer deaths among 143,863 workers who participated in the 1987, 1988, and 1990-1994 National Health Interview Surveys. Current and former smoking status was predictive of lung cancer mortality (hazard ratio [HR] 15.1 and 3.8, respectively). Occupations with significantly higher risk for age- and smoking- adjusted lung cancer mortality included heating/air/refrigeration mechanics (HR 3.0), non-specified mechanics and repairers (HR 2.8), financial records processing occupations (HR 1.8), freight, stock, and materials handlers (HR 1.5) and precision production occupations (HR 1.4).
||USA; lung cancer; occupation disease relation; mortality
||refrigerating equipment; smoking; mechanics; precision mechanics; transport of materials; data processing; cohort study; maintenance and repair
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)