|Document ID (ISN)||49931|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Dubrow R., Gute D.M.
||Cause-specific mortality among Rhode Island jewelry workers
||1987, Vol.12, No.5, p.579-593. 46 ref.
||Death certificates for Rhode Island (USA) jewellery manufacturing workers from 1968 to 1978 were examined. Elevated ratios among males were observed for nonmalignant kidney diseases, liver cancer, drug dependence and accidental poisoning. Among females, the elevated ratios occurred with stomach cancer, peptic ulcer, skin diseases and drug dependence. Possible reasons for the elevated ratios are discussed.
||jewellery manufacture; mortality
||USA; drug dependence; renal diseases; skin diseases; sex-linked differences; gastrointestinal cancer; organic solvents; liver cancer; statistics; peptic ulcer
||D - Periodical articles
||Other industries and occupations
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Glass, pottery and related materials
Alcohol and drug abuse