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ID (ISN) del documento110247
Número CIS 09-1245
ISSN - Título de la serie 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2009
Número de serie
Autor(es) Loomis D., Dement J.M., Wolf S.H., Richardson D.B.
Título Lung cancer mortality and fibre exposures among North Carolina asbestos textile workers
Información bibliográfica Aug. 2009, Vol.66, No.8, p.535-542. 42 ref.
Resumen This cohort study of the relationship between lung cancer mortality and asbestos fibre exposure involved workers employed between 1950 and 1973 in one of four asbestos textile products plants in North Carolina. Vital status was ascertained through 31 December 2003. Historical exposures to asbestos fibres were estimated from work histories and industrial hygiene measurements. The mortality of the cohort was compared with that of the national population. Mortality from all causes, all cancers and lung cancer was significant higher among exposed subjects, with standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) of 1.47, 1.41 and 1.96 respectively. SMRs for pleural cancer, mesothelioma and pneumoconiosis were also elevated. The risk of lung cancer and asbestosis increased with cumulative fibre exposure. Other findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) Carolina del Norte; amianto; industria textil; cáncer de pulmón; factores de riesgo; mortalidad
Descriptores (secundarios) mesotelioma; Estados Unidos; neumoconiosis; valoración estadística; estudio de cohorte; relación dosis-respuesta; valoración de la exposición
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Textiles, vestido
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Asbestos
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)