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Document ID (ISN)110251
CIS number 09-1239
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Young E., Kreiger N., Purdham J., Sass-Kortsak A.
Title Prostate cancer and driving occupations: Could whole body vibration play a role?
Bibliographic information Apr. 2009, Vol.82, No.5, p.551-556. 34 ref.
Abstract This literature survey reviews the risk of prostate cancer among whole body vibration related occupations. Based on five case-control and three cohort studies involving driving published between 1996 and 2004, a pooled relative risk estimate of 1.14 was calculated. This increase was not statistically significant.
Descriptors (primary) whole-body vibration; risk factors; prostatic cancer; drivers
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; statistical evaluation; cohort study; case-control study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Vibration
Diseases of the reproductive system