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ID (ISN) del documento53411
Número CIS 90-485
ISSN - Título de la serie 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Claude J., Frentzel-Beyme R.
Título Mortality of workers in a German rock-wool factory - A second look with extended follow-up
Información bibliográfica 1986, Vol.12, suppl.1., p.53-60. 16 ref.
Resumen A cohort of 2,092 workers employed in a German rock-wool factory was followed until the end of 1982, and the mortality experience was compared with the national mortality rates and the rates of an internal reference cohort. This mortality analysis revealed a standardised mortality ratio (SMR) of 110 for overall mortality. Significantly more malignant neoplasms occurred than were expected (SMR 127). The increase in risk for lung cancer (SMR 121), which was not statistically significant, was also not related to time since first exposure or length of employment. The occurrence of an unusually high SMR of 336 for benign and unspecified neoplasms could not be clarified. Most of the excess from other specific causes of death, such as stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, and alcoholism, appear to be unrelated to the rock-wool production since they occurred either among workers employed for very short periods (less than 1yr) or as frequently among workers in the reference cohort.
Descriptores (primarios) fibras artificiales; mortalidad; lana mineral; industria de productos minerales no metálicos; tumor de páncreas; cáncer gastrointestinal; valoración de la exposición; cáncer de pulmón
Descriptores (secundarios) substancias peligrosas; tumores benignos; Alemania (República Federal de); AIRC; tumores; encuesta epidemiológica; observación de larga duración; duración de la exposición; relación entre la profesión y la enfermedad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Gastrointestinal diseases
Exposure evaluation
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Endocrine diseases