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ID (ISN) del documento50350
Número CIS 88-1695
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1987
Número de serie
Autor(es) Mur J.M., Meyer-Bisch C., Pham Q.T., Massin N., Moulin J.J., Cavelier C., Sadoul P.
Título Risk of lung cancer among iron ore miners: A proportional mortality study of 1,075 deceased miners in Lorraine, France
Información bibliográfica Sep. 1987, Vol.29, No.9, p.762-768. 39 ref.
Resumen A study of 1,075 iron ore miners in Lorraine, France, who died between 1960 and 1976 showed a significant excess of lung cancer mortality. Moreover, proportionate lung cancer mortality increased with the duration of work underground (proportionate mortality ratio = 4.24 for subjects who worked underground for more than 30 years) and was higher among pneumoconiotic (siderotic) miners than among nonpneumoconiotic miners. These results were confirmed by a case-control study nested in the mortality study. Smoking habits could not be estimated retrospectively with sufficient accuracy to be taken into account. Occupational factors may also play a role; radiation exposure can be ruled out, but dust exposure may be considered as an aetiologic factor owing to the relation between siderosis and lung cancer.
Descriptores (primarios) minas de hierro; Francia; valoración de la exposición; cáncer de pulmón; valoración del riesgo; mortalidad
Descriptores (secundarios) fumadores; aspectos estadísticos; encuesta epidemiológica
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Minas y canteras
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos físicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Mining and quarrying
Risk evaluation
Exposure evaluation